Obstreperous

OBSTREPEROUS – Word of the Week, August 3, 2016

Definition (adj):  Stubborn, defiant, difficult to deal with

Usage Example:  Because my brother is obstreperous, he often gets into trouble in school.

Etymology:

  • ob = against
  • strepere = make a noise
  • -ous = suffix meaning full of, having to do with
  • “to make a noise against, or in resistance to”

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