1. Heightened fuss or concern; to-do
2. Time-wasting bother over trivial details
3. Trouble, difficulty
ETYM Old Eng. afrai, affrai, Old Fren. esfrei, French effroi, from Old Fren. esfreer. Related to Affray.
1. A noisy fight; SYN. disturbance, fray, ruffle.
2. Noisy quarrel; SYN. altercation, fracas.
3. Commotion; fray, small scale riot; fight
A very loud utterance; SYN. bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl, yowling.
1. A violent gusty wind.
2. Noisy confusion and turbulence.
(Anglo-Indian) disturbance; uproar.
A noisy fight in a crowd; SYN. free-for-all.
ETYM French brouiller to disorder, from Late Lat. brogilus, broilus, brolium, thicket, wood, park; of uncertain origin; cf. W. brog a swelling out, Old High Germ. prôil marsh, German brühl, Mid. High Germ. brogen to rise.
Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill); SYN. broiling, grilling.
A confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits.
turmoil, uproar, fuss.
Something rumoured widely; to report or spread rumour.
Sounds in chest symptomatic of disease; rumor
Cacophonous mock-serenade performed for wedding; medley, especially of noises; mock musical performance with whistles, utensils, etc.
collective term for goldfinches
ETYM Old Fren. clamour, clamur, French clameur, from Latin clamor, from clamare to cry out. Related to Claim.
(Alternate spelling: clamour).
Loud and persistent outcry from many people; SYN. clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for clamor.
1. A mischievous or capricious act; prank, antic — often used in the phrase cut didoes
2. Something that is frivolous or showy
ETYM AS. dyne, dyn; akin to Icel. dynr, and to AS. dynian to resound, Icel. dynja to pour down like hail or rain; cf. Skr. dhuni roaring, a torrent, dhvan to sound. Related to Dun to ask payment.
Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar.
An angry disturbance; SYN. trouble, bother, hassle.
Loud confused noise from many sources; SYN. uproar, brouhaha.
Din; also; uproar.
1. Idle talk
2. Noisy quarreling
3. A discordant often ringing sound
ETYM French noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, from Latin nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. Related to Nausea.
1. Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication; SYN. interference, disturbance.
2. Sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound).
3. The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; SYN. dissonance, racket.
An unwanted electrical interference on the signal wires.
Sinonimi: fraudulent scheme | illegitimate enterprise
1. A loud and disturbing noise.
2. An illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit; SYN. fraudulent scheme, illegitimate enterprise.
Sinonimi: public violence
ETYM Old Fren. riote, of uncertain origin; cf. od. revot, ravot.
1.A public act of violence by an unruly mob; SYN. public violence.
2. A random or disorderly profusion.
3. One that is wildly amusing.
1. The deep cry of a wild animal (as a lion)
2. A loud deep cry (as of pain or anger)
3. A loud continuous confused sound
4. A boisterous outcry
5. The sound made by a lion.
(Homonym: rho, roe).
1. An arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line.
2. A long continuous strip (usually running horizontally).
3. A linear array of numbers side by side.
4. A continuous chronological succession without an interruption.
1. A fight between rival gangs of adolescents; SYN. gang fight.
2. A loud low dull continuous noise; SYN. rumbling, grumble, grumbling.
3. A servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage.
BUSTLE, STIR, FUSS