Definition of ructions noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

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BrE BrE//ˈrʌkʃnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌkʃnz//
 
[plural](especially British English) Anger
 
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angry protests or arguments There'll be ructions if her father ever finds out. The announcement caused serious ructions. See related entries: Anger Word Origin early 19th cent.: of unknown origin.