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

 

rumpus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmpəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmpəs//
 
[usually singular](informal)
 
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a lot of noise that is made especially by people who are complaining about something synonym commotion to cause a rumpus Fans kicked up a rumpus when the concert was cancelled. Word Origin mid 18th cent.: probably fanciful.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rumpus

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