A pair of rambunctious children.
An example of a rambunctious person is a child who runs around the house screaming and jumping on furniture all day.
Origin of rambunctiousearlier rambustious, altered (prob. by associated, association with ram) from robustious
Origin of rambunctiousAlteration of rumbustious
(comparative more rambunctious, superlative most rambunctious)
- Energetic, noisy, boisterous and difficult to control.
- The kids are being especially rambunctious today.
Possibly alteration of rumbustious.