rumpus

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noun rum·pus \ˈrəm-pəs\

Definition of rumpus

  1. :  a usually noisy commotion

Examples of rumpus in a sentence

  1. <the kids made such a rumpus that they woke up everyone else in the house>

Origin and Etymology of rumpus

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1764


RUMPUS Defined for English Language Learners

rumpus

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noun rum·pus \ˈrəm-pəs\

Definition of rumpus for English Language Learners

  • : a noisy argument, fight, etc.


RUMPUS Defined for Kids

rumpus

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noun rum·pus \ˈrəm-pəs\

Definition of rumpus for Students

  1. :  a noisy disturbance or quarrel



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