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
The ruckus set up when the pictures of the naked, preternaturally beautiful children were first exhibited has subsided, but the effect perdures.
The official Coachella Day Club has brought the diurnal ruckus to nearby Palm Springs with top-notch electronic music talent since 2014.
The Police Department version of the ruckus--from an official who does not wish to be named--tallies, very roughly, with the Action Network and RCYB versions.
But frustration from all sides is to be expected, as Leonard has played in just nine games this season because of the right quadriceps tendinopathy that is at the root of this ruckus.
On Fairfax Avenue, where shoppers camp for days outside a skateboard apparel store and nearby merchants scream about the ruckus, Catwoman is on the case, writes columnist Steve Lopez.
Image When the first goal was scored during the soccer game in Saudi Arabia on Friday, a new noise joined the ruckus in the stands: the sound of women cheering.
Around 30 players and staff were involved in the ruckus, with onlookers describing the scene as akin to a rugby scrum.
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Origin and Etymology of ruckus
First Known Use: circa 1890See Words from the same year
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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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