rumpus

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rum·pus

noun \ˈrəm-pəs\

: a noisy argument, fight, etc.

Full Definition of RUMPUS

:  a usually noisy commotion

Examples of RUMPUS

  1. <the kids made such a rumpus that they woke up everyone else in the house>

Origin of RUMPUS

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1764

Rhymes with RUMPUS

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