rumpus


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rum·pus

 (rŭm′pəs)
n.
A noisy clamor.

[Origin unknown.]
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rumpus

(ˈrʌmpəs)
n, pl -puses
a noisy, confused, or disruptive commotion
[C18: of unknown origin]
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rum•pus

(ˈrʌm pəs)

n.
1. a noisy or violent disturbance; commotion.
2. a heated controversy.
[1755–65; orig. uncertain]
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Rumpus

 a riot; uproar; disturbance.
Example: rumpus of shapes—Dylan Thomas.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rumpus - the act of making a noisy disturbancerumpus - the act of making a noisy disturbance
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
ado, bustle, flurry, hustle, stir, fuss - a rapid active commotion
Verb1.rumpus - cause a disturbance
agitate, foment, stir up - try to stir up public opinion
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rumpus

noun commotion, row, noise, confusion, fuss, disturbance, disruption, furore, uproar, tumult, brouhaha, shindig (informal), hue and cry, kerfuffle (informal), shindy (informal) He had left before the rumpus started.
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rumpus

noun
1. Sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable:
2. Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval:
Idiom: hue and cry.
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Translations
ضَجَّه، ضَجيج
kravál
spektakel
skarkali
skandalas
jezgakņada

rumpus

[ˈrʌmpəs]
A. N (rumpuses (pl)) → lío m, jaleo m
to kick up a rumpusarmar un lío or un jaleo
B. CPD rumpus room N (US) → cuarto m de los niños, cuarto m de juegos
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rumpus

[ˈrʌmpəs] n
(= noise) → tapage m, chahut m
(= quarrel) → prise f de bec
(= fuss) → esclandre m
to kick up a rumpus → faire toute une histoirerumpus room n (mainly US)salle f de jeux (pour enfants)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rumpus

n (inf: = noise) → Spektakel nt (inf), → Krach m; (= quarrel)Krach m (inf); to make a rumpus (= make noise)einen Spektakel or Heidenlärm machen (inf); (= complain)Krach schlagen (inf); to kick up a rumpusKrach schlagen (over wegen); to have a rumpus with somebodysich mit jdm in die Haare geraten
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rumpus

[ˈrʌmpəs] n (fam) → putiferio, casino
to kick up a rumpus → scatenare un putiferio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rumpus

(ˈrampəs) noun
a noisy disturbance; an uproar.
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References in classic literature ?
Now the Sheriff had in his kitchen a cook, a stout man and bold, who heard the rumpus and came in to see how the land lay.
Why, he is the very man who had that rumpus with my father I told you of.
Never mind the rumpus upstairs--there's nobody outside to help them; and the gate's locked, if there was."
They have, one, Ducie Street; two, Howards End, where my great rumpus was; three, a country seat in Shropshire; four, Charles has a house in Hilton; and five, another near Epsom; and six, Evie will have a house when she marries, and probably a pied-a-terre in the country--which makes seven.
what a rumpus they’re kicking up in the jail—here’s go and see what it’s about.”
"Oh, do make a rumpus and get into the papers!" Miss Noemie had gleefully ejaculated.
Raffles's plan was to gain access to Lord Ernest's rooms before midnight; there we were to lie in wait for the aristocratic rascal, and if I left all details to Raffles, and simply stood by in case of a rumpus, I should be playing my part and earning my share.
The opposition parties, sources said, may create rumpus during the speech of president to joint session of the parliament.
Our favourite is Rumpus. We play in concerts and have played in a studio, at the Music Hall and in a church.
He urged that chanting of slogans and rumpus in the House by both treasury and opposition benches should be avoided to maintain conducive environment.
LAHORE -- A general house meeting of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) convened on Thursday to take up five resolutions on the issue of a reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa was adjourned owing to rumpus.
The decision came when discussion on the bill regarding local body system turned into a rumpus after government and opposition exchanged harsh words.