Definition of Garboil

1. Noun. A state of commotion and noise and confusion.

Exact synonyms: Tumult, Tumultuousness, Uproar
Generic synonyms: Commotion, Disruption, Disturbance, Flutter, Hoo-ha, Hoo-hah, Hurly Burly, Kerfuffle, To-do
Specialized synonyms: Combustion
Derivative terms: Tumultuous, Tumultuous, Uproarious



Definition of Garboil

1. n. Tumult; disturbance; disorder.

Definition of Garboil

1. Noun. Confusion. ¹

2. Noun. Uproar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garboil

1. turmoil [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garboil

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garblement
garblements
garbler
garblers
garbles
garbless
garbley gook
garbling
garblings
garbo
garboard
garboard plank
garboard strake
garboards
garboil (current term)
garboils
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garbologist
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garbos
garbs
garburator
garburators
garbure
garbures
garcinia

Literary usage of Garboil

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"... a garboil, ... a crowd ; Ital. garbuglio, a garboil, disorder. From L garr-ire, to prattle, chatter; ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"370. Norm. F. garbe (F.gerbe), see Moisy, p. 533. garboil, a tumult, disturbance, brawl. Ant. and Cl. i. 3. 61; ii. 2. 67 ; Shirley, Young Admiral, iii. 2. ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Look here, and at thy sov'reign leisure, read Tlie garboil» she avak'd. ./-•*' jr Cf, i, S. Hade out of her impatience &c. ..."

4. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1901)
"... for, if the Legate raised any garboil with his fulminations, or advanced things which might stir division here, "he should surely never go home again " ..."

5. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"And with a pole-axe dasheth out her brains, While he's demanding what the garboil means. Drayton, in Battle of Agincourt. The word is derived from the ..."

6. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"... a garboil, ... a crowd ; Ital. garbuglio, a garboil, disorder. From L garr-ire, to prattle, chatter; ..."

7. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"370. Norm. F. garbe (F.gerbe), see Moisy, p. 533. garboil, a tumult, disturbance, brawl. Ant. and Cl. i. 3. 61; ii. 2. 67 ; Shirley, Young Admiral, iii. 2. ..."

8. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Look here, and at thy sov'reign leisure, read Tlie garboil» she avak'd. ./-•*' jr Cf, i, S. Hade out of her impatience &c. ..."

9. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1901)
"... for, if the Legate raised any garboil with his fulminations, or advanced things which might stir division here, "he should surely never go home again " ..."

10. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"And with a pole-axe dasheth out her brains, While he's demanding what the garboil means. Drayton, in Battle of Agincourt. The word is derived from the ..."

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