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
And the actress manages to project a surprising innocence and likability despite the ruckus her character causes.
The lack of intimacy can be compensated for by the communal buzz of a mass ruckus.
But nothing on Earth compares to the ruckus rendered by a male Canada lynx defending his mate.
Of course, any proposal to raise the sales tax would raise a huge ruckus.
The transcript from that hearing has created a ruckus in legal circles.
More commonly, however, politicians will cater to special interest groups that can raise a ruckus, or piles of cash, or increase voter turnout.
The ruckus the opposition is making over the scandal is stalling the government’s agenda.
And then, when things do go wrong, Mie and her family insist there's been a ruckus about nothing.
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Origin and Etymology of ruckus
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
ado, ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, commotion, disturbance, foofaraw, fun, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoopla, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, pandemonium, pother, row, ruction, rumpus, shindy, squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zoo;
RUCKUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ruckus for English Language Learners
: a noisy argument, fight, etc.
RUCKUS Defined for Kids
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