AskDefine | Define ruckus

Dictionary Definition

ruckus n : the act of making a noisy disturbance [syn: commotion, din, ruction, rumpus, tumult]

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English

Etymology

Probably a blend (1890) of ruction 'disturbance' and rumpus 'disturbance, fracas' (itself of unknown origin)

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A noisy disturbance or commotion.
  2. A row, fight.

Translations

A noise or commotion
A fight

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References

Extensive Definition

Ruckus may refer to:

Business and Organizations

  • Ruckus Network, a provider of digital entertainment services for all American colleges and universities
  • Ruckus Society, an organization that provides training in techniques of political activism

Technology

Music

People

  • Claude Marrow, a pro wrestler who competes under the name Ruckus

Fictional people

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