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Context MattersPlay
Use 'rowdy' to describe settings where noise and chaos are unexpected or unwelcome. SlideThe library got rowdy during finals week.
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Emotional ImpactPlay
'Rowdy' can have a negative tone, suggesting annoyance or disapproval of the noise or trouble caused. SlideMy neighbors were rowdy last night, and I couldn't sleep.
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Informal UsagePlay
'Rowdy' is informal and best used in casual conversations, not in formal writings. SlideThe party turned rowdy when the music got louder.