raise a ruckus

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of raise a ruckus

chiefly US, informal
:to get upset and complain very loudly
  • He raised a ruckus over the cost of the repairs.

Word by Word Definitions

raise play
  1. : to cause or help to rise to a standing position

  2. : awaken, arouse

  3. : to stir up : incite

  1. : an act of raising or lifting

  2. : a rising stretch of road : an upward grade : rise

  3. : an increase in amount: such as

ruckus play
  1. : row, disturbance


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