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English definition of “make waves”

make waves

informal
C2 to be very active so that other people notice you, often in a way that intentionally causes trouble: If a member of the Cabinet started making waves, the prime minister simply got rid of them.Upsetting and destabilizing
(Definition of make waves from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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