noun \ˈrə-kəs also ˈrü- or ˈr-\

: a noisy argument, fight, etc.

Full Definition of RUCKUS

:  row, disturbance <raise a ruckus>

Examples of RUCKUS

  1. <the ruckus left one person with a sprained wrist>
  2. <quit creating such a ruckus—I'm trying to sleep!>

Origin of RUCKUS

probably blend of ruction and rumpus
First Known Use: circa 1890

Rhymes with RUCKUS


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