In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(exuberant)(laughter/game) bullicioso(laughter/game) escandalosothey are very boisterous today — hoy están muy bullangueros / bulliciosos
- This might keep them out of the cinema where their boisterous behaviour has put people off going there.
- He was surrounded by noisy and boisterous children as he sat motionless on his throne.
- He is boisterous and lively like any other little boy his age.
- He's very boisterous and loud normally, but he becomes just the opposite.
- The American girls were great - loud and boisterous, and all good fun.
- Fortunately the giggles from the Thai ladies and boisterous laughs from the lads who were nearby painted a different picture.
- The crowd slumbered and even the usually boisterous Carib Beer girls gave up trying to get the spectators enthused.
- It had become boisterous and quite noisy so the Tavern owner had devised a way to get all the customers off each others' throats.
- Their culture says it is OK to be boisterous, to be loud and speak your mind.
- The defensive players were boisterous and energetic and were taking it to the offense.
- He was noisy and boisterous and Bowyer said he moved away from them because of his behaviour.
- Jack, an affectionate, boisterous lad, lives in another world.
- She can understand their boisterous behaviour.
- Nicola turned around and saw the boisterous girl who had sat next to her.
- In 1756 he transferred across the road to Pembroke College, having found his Peterhouse neighbours boisterous and noisy.
- She also looks after her granddaughter, Abby, who is three years old, loud, boisterous and basically a handful.
- He is a boisterous, loud, energetic man, completely at odds with the surroundings.
- We weren't drunk, but decided to be loud and boisterous, living behind our facades.
- The masks are often grotesque, humorous or satirical and the dances can be noisy and boisterous.
- Benjamin is a small blond with a boisterous spirit and a marked tendency toward speaking her mind.
2literary(turbulent)(wind) tempestuoso(sea) embravecido literary(sea) enfurecido literary
- It pattered hard against the seaward windows of the hotel and swept into the horde of steam launches that buffeted with the rather boisterous sea.
- Her entire crew of sixteen men, after several hours in open boats on a boisterous sea, succeeded in getting ashore.
- On the other side of the railway stood the cemetery on a gradual rise looking out to the boisterous Tasman Sea.
- Passing the stone outcropping, a solitary monolith holding sway against the boisterous sea, a pod of dolphins cavorted on the waves, adding their own sonorous clicks and whistles to the voices of the airborne choir.
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