raise a ruckus/fuss/stink

Definition of raise a ruckus/fuss/stink

  1. :  to complain or object very angrily Some people are raising a ruckus/fuss/stink about the proposed tax.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  awaken, arouse

    :  to stir up :  incite

  1. :  an act of raising or lifting

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

    :  an increase in amount: such as

  1. :  row, disturbance

  1. :  needless bustle or excitement

    :  a show of flattering attention

    :  a state of agitation especially over a trivial matter

  1. :  to create or be in a state of restless activity

    :  to shower flattering attentions

    :  to pay close or undue attention to small details

  1. :  to emit a strong offensive odor

    :  to be offensive

    :  to be in bad repute

  1. :  a strong offensive odor :  stench

    :  a public outcry against something :  fuss

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