Definition Of obstreperous


noisy and difficult to control.

the boy is cocky and obstreperous

Example Of obstreperous

  • Already he could hear the growing clamor of his three obstreperous children.

  • Also at the home is an obstreperous new resident named Patrick, an ex-alcoholic who develops a close relationship with Clara, believing her to be a lost love from the Second World War.

  • And they'll indicate whether a patient was noisy and needed medication or if they were obstreperous and perhaps needed to be placed in a straight jacket or tied to the bed.

  • Anyway, I'm feeling obstreperous , so what exactly should the US do in the conduct of future war?

  • At 178 pounds was the one and only Cassius Clay, who was cantankerous, garrulous and obstreperous .

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