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Definition of rit

"rit" is probably misspelled. Trying riot instead Definition of riot

1. riot [ n ] a public act of violence by an unruly mob

Used in print:

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

J._Wheaton_Smith , editor of the Warren_Telegraph stated that `` the ends of justice must be satisfied , a solitary example must be set , in_order_that all those misnamed philantropists [ sic ] , who , actuated by a blind zeal , dare to instigate riot , treason , and murder , may heed it and shape their future course accordingly '' .

Synonyms riot public_violence Related Terms violence race_riot

2. riot [ n ] a state of disorder involving group violence

Synonyms riot rioting Related Terms disorder

3. riot [ n ] a joke that seems extremely funny

Synonyms sidesplitter howler thigh-slapper scream wow riot belly_laugh Related Terms joke roar

4. riot [ v ] engage in boisterous, drunken merry-making
Examples: "They were out carousing last night"

Synonyms roister riot carouse Related Terms revel orgy wassailer carouse

5. riot [ v ] take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot
Examples: "Students were rioting everywhere in 1968"

Synonyms riot Related Terms rampage rioting

6. riot [ n ] a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

Synonyms debauch saturnalia drunken_revelry riot bacchanal bacchanalia debauchery orgy Related Terms revel carouse

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