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  • 1ruckus — index noise Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2ruckus — 1890, possibly a blend of RUCTION (Cf. ruction) and RUMPUS (Cf. rumpus) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3ruckus — [n] disturbance big scene*, big stink*, bother, brawl, brouhaha*, commotion, disorder, disruption, distraction, explosion, fisticuffs, fracas, fray, fuss, hubbub*, hullabaloo*, interruption, quarrel, racket, rampage, riot, rumble, rumpus, stink* …

    New thesaurus

  • 4ruckus — ► NOUN ▪ a row or commotion. ORIGIN perhaps related to RUCTION(Cf. ↑ruction) and RUMPUS(Cf. ↑rumpus) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5ruckus — ☆ ruckus [ruk′əs ] n. [prob. a merging of RUCTION & RUMPUS] Informal noisy confusion; uproar; row; disturbance …

    English World dictionary

  • 6Ruckus — NOTOC Ruckus may refer to: Business and Organizations*Ruckus Network, a provider of digital entertainment services for all American colleges and universities *Ruckus Society, an organization that provides training in techniques of political… …

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  • 7ruckus — /ruk euhs/, n. 1. a noisy commotion; fracas; rumpus: The losers are sure to raise a ruckus. 2. a heated controversy: Newspapers fostered the ruckus by printing the opponents letters. [1885 90, Amer.; prob. b. RUCTION and RUMPUS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8ruckus — n. to raise a ruckus * * * [ rʌkəs] to raise a ruckus …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9ruckus — [[t]rʌ̱kəs[/t]] N SING If someone or something causes a ruckus, they cause a great deal of noise, argument, or confusion. [AM, INFORMAL] This caused such a ruckus all over Japan that they had to change their mind …

    English dictionary

  • 10ruckus — [“rakas] n. a commotion; an uproar. □ Quiet, please. Don’t raise such a ruckus. □ The boss kicked up quite a ruckus when I came in late …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 11ruckus — noun Etymology: probably blend of ruction and rumpus Date: circa 1890 row, disturbance < raise a ruckus > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12ruckus — noun (singular) informal especially AmE a noisy argument or confused situation; rumpus: drunken fraternity boys raising a ruckus at in the morning …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13ruckus — noun a) A noisy disturbance and/or commotion. b) A row, fight. Syn: uproar, ruction, rumpus …

    Wiktionary

  • 14ruckus — Synonyms and related words: Bedlam let loose, ado, agitation, altercation, barney, bedlam, bickering, blast, bluster, bobbery, bother, brawl, broil, brouhaha, cacophony, chaos, charivari, chirm, clamor, clangor, clap, clatter, coil, commotion,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15Ruckus — commotion …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 16ruckus — Australian Slang commotion …

    English dialects glossary

  • 17ruckus — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., slang, uproar, commotion, racket. See agitation, excitement. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. disturbance, uproar, commotion, hubbub, rumpus, upheaval, turbulence, racket, outburst …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18ruckus — ruck|us [ˈrʌkəs] n [singular] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from ruction noisy quarrel (18 21 centuries) (perhaps from insurrection) + rumpus] informal especially AmE a noisy argument or confused situation = ↑rumpus …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19ruckus — ruck|us [ rʌkəs ] noun singular INFORMAL a fight or a noisy argument …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20ruckus — ruck·us || rÊŒkÉ™s n. uproar, commotion, din, tumult; controversy, scandal …

    English contemporary dictionary