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Definition of read the riot act

read the riot act

verb - transitive

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Other terms relating to 'act':

Definitions include: to act foolish; under the influence of alcohol or drugs; or to do something dangerous.
Definitions include: to play around.
Definitions include: to put on airs.
Definitions include: to act superior.
Definitions include: See act like (one's) shit doesn't stink.
Definitions include: to misbehave.
Definitions include: something superior in quality.
Definitions include: to get one's life in order.
Definitions include: to be included in a deception.

Other terms relating to 'read':

Definitions include: acronym for "Guardian Reader Of Low Intelligence in Ethnic Skirt", an insult used by doctors in the UK on medical charts.
Definitions include: rappers that only have the ability to rhyme using single-syllable words.
Definitions include: Knowing exactly where another person is 'coming from' and telling the person about it esp. in front of the crowd if any.
Definitions include: to look for hidden subtext.
Definitions include: "pay close attention."
Definitions include: See you and check you out and make sure everything's alright between us. (from Clockwork Orange).
Definitions include: acronym for "Read the fucking manual."
Definitions include: acronym for "read the manual".
Definitions include: See tl;dr.
Definitions include: acronym for "too long; didn't read."
Definitions include: acronym for "too long; will read later".

Other terms relating to 'riot':

Definitions include: something or someone extremely funny.
Definitions include: an underground feminist punk movement that started in the early 1990s, often associated with third-wave feminism.
Definitions include: Grain alcohol mixed with anything else to dilute it (e.g. fruit juice.)

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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