rumpus rum·pus n

rumpus rum·pus n
fam putiferio, casino

to kick up a rumpus — scatenare un putiferio

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  • rum|pus — «RUHM puhs», noun. Informal. 1. a noisy disturbance; row: »He…knocked down so many students and easels and drawingboards…and made such a terrific rumpus (George du Maurier). 2. noise; uproar: »The affair caused considerable rumpus. ╂[origin uncer …   Useful english dictionary

  • rum·pus — /ˈrʌmpəs/ noun [singular] chiefly Brit informal : a noisy argument, fight, etc. : ↑ruckus They caused a rumpus [=commotion] with their fighting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rumpus — Rum pus, n. A disturbance; noise and confusion; a quarrel. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rumpus — rum|pus [ˈrʌmpəs] n [singular] [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Perhaps from rumble] informal a lot of noise, especially made by people quarrelling ▪ There s a real rumpus going on upstairs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rumpus — rum|pus [ rʌmpəs ] noun singular INFORMAL a noisy argument or protest …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rumpus — rum·pus …   English syllables

  • rumpus — rum•pus [[t]ˈrʌm pəs[/t]] n. 1) a noisy or violent disturbance; commotion 2) a heated controversy • Etymology: 1755–65; orig. uncert …   From formal English to slang

  • rumpus room — rum′pus room n. cvb a recreation room, as in a house …   From formal English to slang

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