noun/nombre (plural rumpuses)
- lío (masculine), escándalo (masculine), jaleo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] to cause a rumpus armar un lío or un escándalo to kick up o make a rumpus about sth armar un lío or un escándalo sobre algoMore example sentences
- That was a genuine abuse of her position, yet it caused less of a fuss than the present rumpus.
- He recalled: ‘There had been a bit of a rumpus going on and then I heard him shouting for help.’
- Perhaps mindful of the rumpus which had occurred between them the previous day, the referee warned him three times for not making enough effort to allow his opponent a clear view of the ball.
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