ructions


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

ructions

plural noun (Informal) row, to-do, trouble, storm, dispute, scrap (informal), fuss, disturbance, racket, quarrel, brawl, uproar, fracas, commotion, altercation, rumpus, shindig (informal), hue and cry, scrimmage, shindy (informal) Both activities have caused some ructions.
Translations

ructions

[ˈrʌkʃənz] NPLlío msing, follón m, jaleo msing
there will be ructionsse va a armar la gorda

ructions

[ˈrʌkʃənz] nplgrabuge m
to cause ructions → provoquer du grabuge
there'll be ructions when → il va y avoir du grabuge quand

ructions

[ˈrʌkʃənz] npl (fam) → putiferio msg, finimondo msg
there will be ructions if → succederà il finimondo se
References in classic literature ?
Fyne easily begged her not to let "that silly thing go back to us any more." There had been, he said, nothing but "ructions" at home about her for the last three weeks.
"Well, Buck, my boy," he went on in a genial voice, "we've had our little ruction, and the best thing we can do is to let it go at that.
An' didn't they have words or a ruction of some kind?--for 'twas the other fellow Smoke sent up in the buckets to the top of the mine; an' a piece at a time he went up, a leg to-day, an' to-morrow an arm, the next day the head, an' so on."
Maybe it's not, but it's far too convenient after all the ructions.
AN IMMINENT Royal visit was causing ructions in Knowsley, after the council decided to spend PS3,500 cleaning up condemned homes on the Cantril Farm estate (now Stockbridge Village) on the eve of the Duke of Gloucester's arrival to open a new school.
Throughout all the ructions we read the repeated refrain 'Fluffywuffy said nothing' until finally one night Cousin Clarence disappears and the quiet life is restored.
JP Morgan analysts have said that investment banks will suffer from a drop in profits in 2016 as the market ructions ward off large trades and deals, the Telegraph reported on Tuesday.
Run Ructions Run is worth a dart against L'Ami Serge in the Live Betting At 188bet.co.uk Novices' Chase at Wetherby.
Profitable partner James Reveley, who partners the Tim Easterby-trained Run Ructions Run, has posted a level stakes profit of PS80.43 at this track in the last five seasons, riding 22 winners from 129 mounts.
Phil, who presents All Star Mrs And Mrs on IVT1, said the board game version of the show caused huge ructions with Steph.
BEST BETS BY ALEX HANKIN BET on ructions when Aston Villa go to Leicester - there's been plenty of 'previous'.