1. riot, public violence, violence, force

usage: a public act of violence by an unruly mob

2. rioting, riot, disorder

usage: a state of disorder involving group violence

3. belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot, joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape

usage: a joke that seems extremely funny

4. orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry, revel, revelry

usage: a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity


1. riot, rampage

usage: take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot; "Students were rioting everywhere in 1968"

2. carouse, roister, riot, revel, racket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail

usage: engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking; "They were out carousing last night"

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