Definition of Rumpus

1. Noun. The act of making a noisy disturbance.

Exact synonyms: Commotion, Din, Ruckus, Ruction, Tumult
Generic synonyms: Disturbance
Specialized synonyms: Ado, Bustle, Flurry, Fuss, Hustle, Stir



2. Verb. Cause a disturbance.
Generic synonyms: Agitate, Foment, Stir Up

Definition of Rumpus

1. n. A disturbance; noise and confusion; a quarrel.

Definition of Rumpus

1. Noun. A disturbance; noise and confusion; a quarrel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rumpus

1. a noisy disturbance [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumpus

rump steaks
rumped
rumpies
rumping
rumple
rumple up
rumpled
rumples
rumpless
rumplier
rumpliest
rumpling
rumply
rumpology
rumps
rumpus (current term)
rumpus room
rumpuses
rumpy
rumrunner
rumrunners
rums
rumseller
rumsellers
run
run-and-gun
run-away
run-aways
run-down

Literary usage of Rumpus

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1. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1801)
"Without pain or forrow MUSICAL rumpus; OR, MORE THAN WAS PROMISED IN THE BILLS. [From the Oracle.] X , FRACAS lately took place among the fiddling tribe at ..."

2. Spirit of the Public Journals by Stephen Jones, C M Westmacott (1801)
"A Without pain or forrow MUSICAL rumpus,* OR, MORE THAN WAS PROMISED IN THE BILLS. [From the Oracle.] FRACAS lately took place among the fiddling tribe at ..."

3. Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been Sold at Auction (1905)
"Sr* E. rumpus, £3 2s. and drawn to measurement from the edifices, parts i. to iii. ... (334) H. rumpus, £7 55. 1756 Sibson (T.) Illustrations of Master ..."

4. Narratives of Tours in India by John David Rees (1891)
"... of Gorge — Sir Charles Trevelyan — Sir Mountstuart Grant Duff — Return to Rajamundry — Rumpa country — Incident of Rumpa rumpus — Mr. Martindale — Lord ..."

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