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Definition of "ruckus" []

  • A disturbance; a commotion: "Little was heard by us in the upper regions of the considerable ruckus (and surely the heartbreak) being endured some floors below” ( Brendan Gill). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ruckus" in a sentence
  • "Her supervisor appears and wonders what the ruckus is about."
  • "Nagi then appears asking what the ruckus is about."
  • "Evidently, Ford had the good sense to tell Sean Hannity today that he didn't think the RNC ad raising a ruckus is racist, just silly."