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Noun: kerfuffle  ku(r)'fú-ful
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. A disorderly outburst or tumult
    "they were amazed by the furious kerfuffle they had caused";
    - disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do [informal], hoo-ha [informal], hoo-hah [informal], carry-on [Brit, informal], song and dance [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: kerfuffles

See also: bother, fuss, hassle [informal], shindy [informal], stink [informal], trouble

Type of: disorder

Encyclopedia: Kerfuffle