Definition of stooshie in English:

Share this entry

stooshie

Pronunciation: /ˈstʊʃi/
(also stushie)

noun

Scottish informal
A row or fracas.
Example sentences
  • He also travels a lot and has had several stushies with major airlines.
  • And there tends to be a bit of a stushie when the men with clipboards lock horns with the men of the cloth; remember the hoo-hah when they carbon-dated the Turin shroud?
  • The boy prefers ball-handling skills and astute back-up play to physical confrontation; the man is one of the game's great enforcers and loves a stushie.

Origin

Early 19th century: of unknown origin.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: stoo|shie

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.