Pronunciation of Riot
/ɹˈa͡ɪ͡ət/, /ɹˈaɪət/, /ɹ_ˈaɪə_t/
Synonyms for riot:
Other synonyms and related words:
howler monkey, absurdity, rumble, mob, free-for-all, bacchanal, sidesplitter, trouble, guffaw, frolic, splurge, roister, dionysia, rioting, ruction, screaming, confusion, whoop it up, disobedience, racket, fray, insubordination, scream, party, laugh, joke, luxury, debauchery, tumult, revolt, screeching, gas, rebellion, public violence, turmoil, sedition, revolution, blowout, pandemonium, wow, howler, melee, panic, uprising, thigh-slapper, disorder, disturbance, carouse, binge, belly laugh, shrieking, fracas, affray, saturnalia, screech, debauch, donnybrook, disintegration, mutiny, shriek, revel, lawlessness, bacchant, bacchanalia, insurrection, disobey, hoot, anarchy.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
whoop it up, revel, frolic.
frenzy, offense, invasion, warfare, battle, foray, spasm, fury, fight, sortie, strike, tirade, violence, war, barrage, outbreak, assault, thrust, bombardment, siege, storm, charge, raid, bloodshed, onslaught, aggression, attack, furor, combat.
belly laugh (noun)
discord, disagreement, difference, antipathy, contention, dissonance, altercation, harshness, tension, enmity, hostility, dissidence, imbroglio, strife, dissension, antagonism, hassle, squall, Discordancy, commotion, animosity, friction, disharmony, collision, cacophony, raucousness, hubbub.
social gathering (noun)
uprising, disorder (noun)
very funny happening (noun)
protest; cause an uproar (verb)
Usage examples for riot:
- It'll be a riot! - "Skinner's Dress Suit", Henry Irving Dodge.
- " Well," says I, " where's your riot?" - "Wilt Thou Torchy", Sewell Ford.
- Nathaniel Saltonstall, who built this house, was sent to Harvard after his father's death and was graduated in 1766. He devoted himself to the study of medicine during the early Revolutionary movements of the Stamp Act Riot and the Tea Party. - "Historic Homes", Mary H. Northend.