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Rumpus   Listen

Cause a disturbance.

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"Rumpus" Quotes from Famous Books

... you see she's waiting for me,' he said, 'Well, it's understood, your affair's settled—that is, unless I'm not elected. Come to the Palais de l'Industrie on the evening the voting-papers are counted. Oh! there will be a regular crush, quite a rumpus! Still, you will always learn if you ...
— His Masterpiece • Emile Zola

... rumpus," said the ferryman. "But the least said, the soonest mended. William named her to me not long ago, and he brought her a brave dish of plums into the bar only last week. I'll see him to-morrow and tell him to start on her serious and ...
— The Torch and Other Tales • Eden Phillpotts

... more, he added, with an air of compassionate perplexity: "Where will you sleep, poor child? I wish I could take you to my house, but—well, America is not Russia. There is no pity here, no hospitality. My wife would raise a rumpus if I brought you along. I should never hear the ...
— The Rise of David Levinsky • Abraham Cahan

Words linked to "Rumpus" :   commotion, foment, fuss, stir up, agitate, hustle, flurry, tumult, bustle, disturbance, din, stir, ruckus, ado

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