rumpus

noun
rum·​pus | \ ˈrəm-pəs How to pronounce rumpus (audio) \

Definition of rumpus

: a usually noisy commotion

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Examples of rumpus in a Sentence

the kids made such a rumpus that they woke up everyone else in the house

First Known Use of rumpus

1745, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rumpus

origin unknown

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The first known use of rumpus was in 1745

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rumpus

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rumpus

chiefly British, informal : a noisy argument, fight, etc.

rumpus

noun
rum·​pus | \ ˈrəm-pəs How to pronounce rumpus (audio) \

Kids Definition of rumpus

: a noisy disturbance or quarrel

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