- The definition of rambunctious is disorderly and load and wild.
An example of a rambunctious person is a child who runs around the house screaming and jumping on furniture all day.
A pair of rambunctious children.
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.