ruckus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ruckus the act of making a noisy disturbance
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Usage

In literature:

I 'lowed to git over to see her soon as this ruckus of young Mas' coming home is over.
"The Daredevil" by Maria Thompson Daviess
Now, I hadn't been down that way for about six months, but I had heard of that ruckus.
"Partners of Chance" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
They are a-having a kind of ruckus, with nobody but Stonie helping 'em put Sis' Viney to bed, so I reckon you'd better go in and see 'em.
"Rose of Old Harpeth" by Maria Thompson Daviess
I repeat: we heard the ruckus, and we're coming in!
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
A day or so ago, crossin' from Pardo, I run into a ruckus at Sentinel Rock.
"'Drag' Harlan" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Us Konk'rin' Heroes what wore de army unifawm jines in de gran' ruckus.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
We're outlawed already, from the ruckus of last night, an' if they start anything we've got to wipe 'em out!
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Hope you don't expect another ruckus out here, as bad as that one.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
But I ain't quarreling with my neighbors, nor getting into any kind of ruckus whatever.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
Old Philmarron isn't all there, in my opinion, but he's dead game and loves any kind of a ruckus.
"Lion Loose" by James H. Schmitz
Notice that no one saw the ruckus?
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
We may make quite a ruckus afore we git through, if they find out who we air.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
He's a screwball, of course, and I owe you a good solid apology for starting a ruckus.
"Call Him Savage" by John Pollard
They spotted a ruckus and could see Elmer Allen in the middle of it, his quarterstaff flailing.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
There was something of a ruckus in Command just now.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
All in all, it seemed a reasonably propitious moment to make our own departure as well, since we'd been the cause of the ruckus.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Say, Squint, your brain wasn't injured in that ruckus, was it?
"The Ranchman" by Charles Alden Seltzer
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In news:

Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,400,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share.
Since its launch in September 2010 by former Simon & Schuster executive Rick Richter, Ruckus Media Group had released 20 apps, but the company plans a big increase in 2012, with 100 new titles scheduled.
To increase its output, Ruckus is using a mix of original stories and licensed properties.
Ruckus Roast & Toast Member Event.
Mike Shanin and the Ruckettes join KCPT members at Californo's (in Westport) at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 10, 2011 for dinner and a special live Ruckus Roast & Toast.
Hailed by critics as having "one of the world's highest ratios of noise to talent," the Rock Bottom Remainders may never be asked to play Lollapalooza—but these authors-turned-rock stars know how to raise a ruckus for charity.
Ruckus Wireless Announces IPO Pricing.
Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,400,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share.
Recent news and coverage of Dj Ruckus .
GT's new 7.4-inch-travel Ruckus will come in two models–the 1.0 and 2.0.
T' Ruckus Tejabo Deputy Minister.
Ruckus is seriously shaking up the Wi-Fi world with technology that lets enterprises and carriers take wireless where it's never gone before.
Raise a Ruckus at Galileo's.
Frontier Ruckus performs June 1 at Galileo's in Boone.
Greg " Ruckus " Andrews has been manning turntables at some of the best clubs and parties in the world for more than a decade and he's only 27 years old.
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