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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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Donald Roberts, defending, said during the rumpus at Old Colwyn the victim dragged Dawe to the ground by the hair.
Walk into the Rumpus Room and you'll find a long bar to the left, with counter-to-ceiling wood shelves filled with softly back-lit brown spirits, and to the right, a charming charcuterie bar, with six bar stools and sofa seating and cozy chairs tucked in a 350-sq.
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So you may think that the whole rumpus was just another example of BBC political correctness reaching levels of lunacy unmatched since Vincent van Gogh hacked off his own ear.
It has all the hallmarks of the Le Guen v Fergie rumpus so get your cash on Koeman to be managing back in Holland next year.
THE rumpus about Coventry councillors being asked to endorse a pounds 4,000 official trip to India after it happened is rumbling on.
RUMPUS ref Andy D'Urso has resigned from the Premiership Elite list - but cynics are claiming he jumped before he was pushed.
This tribute to Presley - a onetime boyfriend who convinced the then-teen country crooner to go rockabilly in the mid-'50s - has rumpus energy to spare and terrific phrasing.
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Supreme Court's recent decision overturning anti-gay sodomy laws, laws that have recently been stirring such a rumpus between gay activists and the GOP, has nothing to do with average folk.
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This little book caused a disproportionately large rumpus.