rumpus


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rum·pus

 (rŭm′pəs)
n.
A noisy clamor.

[Origin unknown.]

rumpus

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

rum•pus

(ˈrʌm pəs)

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

Rumpus

 a riot; uproar; disturbance.
Example: rumpus of shapes—Dylan Thomas.
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

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.

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.
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

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)

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

rumpus

[ˈrʌmpəs] n (fam) → putiferio, casino
to kick up a rumpus → scatenare un putiferio

rumpus

(ˈrampəs) noun
a noisy disturbance; an uproar.
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.
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.
Because of this, I couldn't help but feel a mixture of regret and excitement when I visited Wild Rumpus, not as a child growing up in Minnesota, but as a college student on a winter-break scouting mission.
LAHORE -- A brief session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed on Friday a little rumpus towards the end, which also led to adjournment of the proceedings, when the opposition leader sought explanation from the law minister on National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman's remarks that the Punjab government was not providing 'required information' on projects.
Punjab police has arrested the 'culprit' but Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif was [still] criticised,' he said, facing rumpus in the house from the opposition benches.
Earlier, the meeting of district government was marred by rumpus created by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as its leader Wajid Ali alleged the local administration of corruption.
The Garside Family, who run Highfield Farm above Slaithwaite, has opened Rumpus in the village to rave reviews.