Good evening and welcome to Word of the Day! A journey through the English vocabulary and the words that piqued my interest, in WotD we'll be learning a new word for each working day of the week, except holidays, unless there's a holiday special...

Today's word is:

raucous

|ˈrôkəs|

adjective

  • making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise: raucous youths.

ORIGIN: mid 18th cent.: from Latin raucus 'hoarse' + -ous.