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!
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Yee moved toward the ruckus to save the small dog, but slipped.
During 2015 and 2016, Wauwatosa police responded to nearly 300 calls for boys who went AWOL, attacked the staff or raised a ruckus.
Then the guy singing on the stage noticed the ruckus, too — and stopped singing.
The latest film from prolific, genre-hopping Hong Kong director Johnnie To, Three is part psychological thriller, part medical drama, and part good ol'-fashioned crime ruckus.
Ruckus raises money Orlando City supporter group The Ruckus raised $6,000 for the Zebra Coalition last week, presenting a check to the organization before Orlando City’s match against Toronto FC on July 5.
Nearly all of the shops sell either clothing, toys, cellphone cases, luggage or Chinatown souvenirs, and the stall owners sometimes fight over customers, causing such a ruckus that management has to intervene.
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OOF: Senate Democrats are planning to raise a ruckus this week as their Republican counterparts seek to move forward on an Obamacare overhaul, CNN reports.
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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
RUCKUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ruckus for English Language Learners
: a noisy argument, fight, etc.
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