Meaning of ruckus

ruck•us

Pronunciation: (ruk'us), [key]
— n.
  1. a noisy commotion; fracas; rumpus: The losers are sure to raise a ruckus.
  2. a heated controversy: Newspapers fostered the ruckus by printing the opponents' letters.
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