Meaning of “rumpus” in the English Dictionary

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"rumpus" in British English

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rumpusnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈrʌm.pəs/ us /ˈrʌm.pəs/ informal

a lot of noise, especially a loud and confused argument or complaint:

There was a real rumpus going on in the house next door last night.


(Definition of “rumpus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)