Definitions for ruckusˈrʌk əs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a noisy commotion; uproar; rumpus.
a heated controversy.
Origin of ruckus:
1885–90, Amer.; prob. b. ruction and rumpus
commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult(noun)
the act of making a noisy disturbance
A noisy disturbance and/or commotion.
A row, fight.
Origin: Recorded since 1890; probably a blend of ruction 'disturbance' and rumpus 'disturbance, fracas' (itself of unknown origin)
Ruckus is a fictional mutant super villain in the Marvel Comics universe and flamboyant leader of the Nasty Boys.
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