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
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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.
This is our more familiar middle of the night ruckus.
The two women-only screenings at the Alamo Drafthouse in downtown Austin, set for June 6, have sold out but also caused a ruckus online and in the media among some men.
Someone called police because the man was raising a ruckus in his home.
A small church in Mooresville is causing a big ruckus with its sign.
The homeowner heard the ruckus and confronted the man in the foyer.
Appeared in the May. 15, 2017, print edition as 'Why Ultrafiltered Milk Is Causing Such a Ruckus.'
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Origin and Etymology of ruckus
probably blend of ruction and rumpus
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
RUCKUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ruckus for English Language Learners
: a noisy argument, fight, etc.
RUCKUS Defined for Kids
Definition of ruckus for Students
: a noisy disturbance or quarrel
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