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
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.
Jackson withdrew into the Capitol, and eventually rode a horse to the White House, where members of the public had already been admitted and were causing a ruckus.
For all of the ruckus over anchor babies and border walls and mass deportation, Americans know little about the nation’s immigrants.
The breeders of Prim’Holsteins—the archetypal piebald dairy cow, responsible for eighty per cent of France’s milk supply—were almost apologetic about the imperative of causing a ruckus.
This video a bystander posted shows the teen quickly getting the upper hand on Williams before others broke up the ruckus:
Chappelle is at once tickled and embarrassed by this ruckus, stops for every single person, famous or not, who says his name, then finally makes a beeline to the rostrum to do his Sly Stone bit.
Even in the ruckus in the castle, the people who were screaming at the top of their lungs wanted completely opposite things.
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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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