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rumpus

(ˈrəmpəs)
n. a commotion. Please don’t make such a rumpus.

rumpus room

n. a family recreation room. (Old but still heard.) If you kids are going to play rough, you’ll have to go down to the rumpus room.
See also: room, rumpus
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