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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle(noun)

    a disorderly outburst or tumult

    "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

    disturbance, gap, flapping, flicker, ruction, commotion, folie, interruption, rumpus, mental disorder, whirl, din, flutter, hoo-hah, mental disturbance, hurly burly, flap, dislocation, ruffle, break, waver, disruption, affray, fluttering, perturbation, upset, noise, tumult, ruckus, hoo-ha, to-do, psychological disorder, interference, fray


  1. kerfuffle(noun)

    brouhaha, fracas

  2. kerfuffle(noun)

    A disorderly outburst, disturbance, commotion or tumult.

    fracas, brouhaha

Editors Contribution

  1. hullaballoo

    a hullaballoo...a slightly larger louder event that had begun as a kerfuffle

    the catfight began as a kerfuffle but soon escalated in- to a full-blown hullaballoo as more people entered the fray.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

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