ruckus

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noun ruck·us \ˈrə-kəs also ˈrü- or ˈru̇-\

Definition of ruckus

  1. :  row, disturbance <raise a ruckus>

Examples of ruckus in a sentence

  1. <the ruckus left one person with a sprained wrist>

  2. <quit creating such a ruckus—I'm trying to sleep!>

Origin and Etymology of ruckus

probably blend of ruction and rumpus


First Known Use: circa 1890



RUCKUS Defined for English Language Learners

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noun ruck·us \ˈrə-kəs also ˈrü- or ˈru̇-\

Definition of ruckus for English Language Learners

  • : a noisy argument, fight, etc.


RUCKUS Defined for Kids

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noun ruck·us \ˈrə-kəs\

Definition of ruckus for Students

  1. :  a noisy disturbance or quarrel



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