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1 riot /ˈrajət/ noun
plural riots
1 riot
/ˈrajət/
noun
plural riots
Learner's definition of RIOT
[count] : a situation in which a large group of people behave in a violent and uncontrolled way
[singular] : a place that is filled with something
[singular] informal : someone or something that is very funny

read (someone) the riot act

: to speak in an angry and critical way to (someone who has done something wrong) : to tell (someone) that bad behavior will be severely punished if it continues

run riot

: to behave in a violent and uncontrolled way often used figuratively
2 riot /ˈrajət/ verb
riots; rioted; rioting
2 riot
/ˈrajət/
verb
riots; rioted; rioting
Learner's definition of RIOT
[no object] of a group of people
: to behave in a violent and uncontrolled way

— rioter

noun, plural rioters [count]

— rioting

noun [noncount]
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