There is a story that his youth was riotous, until Plato's example led him to reform his ways.
Their planned public meeting was broken up by a large riotous mob.
In Scotland, Brown so far won the sympathy of the students that riotous conflicts took place between his partisans and opponents.
Moreover, he built a number of forts which the people thought were intended for prisons; he filled the land with riotous and overbearing Swabians; he kept in prison Magnus, the heir to the duchy; and is said to have spoken of the Saxons in a tone of great contempt.
All right, I did n't steal or kill anyone, but I had a fairly riotous time.