• WordNet 3.6
    • adv raucously with a raucous sound "his voice rang raucously"
    • adv raucously in a rowdy manner "the crowd got drunk and started to behave rowdily"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • raucously In a raucous manner; with a crocking sound; hoarsely.
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In literature:

Perhaps she is content with the comfort of her raucous voice.
"The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays" by Ambrose Bierce
He expected a faint cry of alarm, the raucous voice of Nancy Joe, and the clatter of feet towards the porch.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Again he had heard that cheerful, raucous whistle.
"The Mission of Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
They began to proclaim their presence by raucous calls as soon as we arrived in the vicinity of Green Lake.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
Vixen rejoiced when their raucous voices died away on the summer breeze.
"Vixen, Volume III." by M. E. Braddon
Many of his calls are harsh, penetrating, and even raucous.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
As a singing commercial came on, the parrot laughed a raucous laugh.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
There was a raucous avalanche of glass.
"Waiting for Daylight" by Henry Major Tomlinson
Her big voice was raucous with anger.
"Making People Happy" by Thompson Buchanan
They heard raucous cries and the thunder of wings behind them.
"David and the Phoenix" by Edward Ormondroyd
The raucous tones flay Julius's sensitive ears, the terrible blue eyes blaze upon him, scorch him.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
He threw his head back and bellowed with laughter, echoed raucously by the deck-hands.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Their situation was somewhat beyond the seat of noisy business and raucous-throated pleasure.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
We heard doors opening along the hall, and a high, raucous voice invoked quiet in none too polite phrase.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
But like grim death, and with raucous oaths, Matthews hung on.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
A moment later the raucous sound of a police-whistle was heard in continuous blast.
"Adventures of Bindle" by Herbert George Jenkins
It was covered instantly, amid raucous laughter.
"Sam, This is You" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The voices were loud and raucous.
"A Boy Knight" by Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott
For over and above the raucous calling of the ape-folk had come another deeper tone.
"Brood of the Dark Moon" by Charles Willard Diffin
The raucous cattle-calls of the cowboys smote the evening air startlingly.
"Langford of the Three Bars" by Kate Boyles

In poetry:

I shall hear the pheasants call,
And the raucous geese;
Down these ways, another Fall,
I shall walk with Peace.
"Paths" by Dorothy Parker
In all its raucous impudence
Life writhes, cavorts in pallid light,
With little cause or consequence;
And when, with darkling skies, the night
"The End of the Day" by Charles Baudelaire

In news:

A$AP Rocky Launches Raucous Tour With Schoolboy Q and Danny Brown.
Scythian 's raucous four-song set brings the Morgantown audience to its feet — not just at the end of the performance, but throughout.
Segar , the man behind Popeye the Sailor, received an appropriately raucous birthday message from Google Tuesday.
ON a Friday night a few months ago, the door to the barroom of Waterzooi, at 850 Franklin Avenue in Garden City (877-2177), opened and a thunderclap of raucous noise rocked us back on our heels.
Easygoing, luxurious ' Zona Turistica' is far removed from raucous Cabo.
For the most part, it was not a very raucous crowd that gathered Monday night.
In her acceptance speech, Warren told a raucous and jam-packed crowd at her headquarters in Boston.
SOUTH BEND, Indiana — Notre Dame's experience and raucous home crowd were too much for eighth-ranked Kentucky and its heralded freshmen.
Injured Trojans QB Matt Barkley gets raucous reception on senior day.
A raucous evening of musical comedy in Denver.
Each year at "Tales of the Cocktail," a drink deemed too uncool to live gets a decent if raucous New Orleans-style burial.
Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson each hit two homers, powering the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 14-2 on a raucous Wednesday night in the Bronx for their 13th A.L.
Joe Henry's Raw, Raucous 'Reverie'.
A Raucous Caucus Of Feminists Being Bad.
Officials troubled by raucous election activity.