from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A disturbance; a commotion: "Little was heard by us in the upper regions of the considerable ruckus (and surely the heartbreak) being endured some floors below” ( Brendan Gill).
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- n. A noisy disturbance and/or commotion.
- n. A row, fight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of making a noisy disturbance
Her supervisor appears and wonders what the ruckus is about.
Nagi then appears asking what the ruckus is about.
Evidently, Ford had the good sense to tell Sean Hannity today that he didn't think the RNC ad raising a ruckus is racist, just silly.
Once the holiday ruckus is finished, it's time to ease back into real life again, you know, January.
PreserveLA intimates a ruckus is brewing, perhaps on the scale as Washington Square Park and Stonehenge, but for obvious reasons, I have no way of gauging its intensity from this end of the world.
The latest of these flicks to cause a ruckus is BAD BOY BUBBY, a black comedy about a 35-year-old man that has spent his entire life inside his mother’s two-room slum.
ShelbyC: I’m not sure what the big ruckus is about anyway.
In the middle of the ruckus was a red-faced Ri Tcheul, the North Korean ambassador to the United Nations.
Part of the reason this church in Indiana caused a ruckus was the question of federally funding for their programs.
KURTZ: Clarence Page, when the White House is complaining about media coverage of health care almost every day, and Obama keeps say TV loves a ruckus, which is true, but that's not a good sign, is it?