Examples of ruckus in a Sentence
the ruckus left one person with a sprained wrist
quit creating such a ruckus—I'm trying to sleep!
Recent Examples of ruckus from the Web
Around 30 players and staff were involved in the ruckus, with onlookers describing the scene as akin to a rugby scrum.
Barnum, hearing the ruckus, leaned from his window and from his vantage point could see the agitated cow but not Lind.
This electric-acoustic rollicker hits numerous North American locales where the duo’s caused a ruckus, particularly Toronto (frontman Brian King’s home) and Vancouver (drummer David Prowse's).
The ruckus started a couple of weeks ago when the Heat took a team photo the day before beating the Brooklyn Nets in Mexico City.
But the controversy shows signs of being more than just another social media ruckus.
The public has been making noise, speaking up, and raising a ruckus.
Meanwhile, back in Groveland, where this fight goes on with deadly seriousness, Ramsey escorted Rosario out of a city meeting several weeks ago after the mayor created a ruckus.
If the short-term renter is causing a nighttime ruckus in a whole-house rental, inspectors might come out the next day to find the renter checked out and gone.
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Origin and Etymology of ruckus
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
Synonymsaffray [chiefly British], broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), rough-and-tumble, row, brawl, ruction
Related Wordsbattle, clash, combat, conflict, contest, fisticuffs, handgrips, hassle, scrap, scrimmage, scuffle, skirmish, struggle, tussle; horseplay, roughhousing; altercation, argument, dispute, kickup, quarrel, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangle
Near Antonymscalm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
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