Anger head

obstreperous
(adj)
ǝb-STREP-ǝr-ǝs
Meaning

boisterous; obnoxious and noisyrude and noisy

1st Sample Sentence

Most people become obstreperous when they get drunk.

Root

ob (against)#strepere (make a noise) (Latin)

Mnemonics

the word can be broken into ob+STREET+PERU. streets in peru are very noisy because of traffic. OBSTRE- word is used for small babies in obstretrician. Small babies are very noisy and bossy (they want things done their way).

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