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Definition of the noun kerfuffle

What does kerfuffle mean as a name of something?


  1. a disorderly outburst or tumult

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kerfuffle

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Google previewElectronic Tribes (2009)

The Virtual Worlds of Geeks, Gamers, Shamans, and Scammers by Tyrone L. Adams, Stephen A. Smith

A kerfuffle is a conflict arising within a fannish community and which, generally, gets blown out of proportion when many...

Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

} a kerfuffle is a disorderly outburst or turmoil kernel is. 300 ...

Google previewLingo (2014)

A language spotter's guide to Europe by Gaston Dorren

For writer Lena Holfve, the entire first name kerfuffle is an expression of misplaced egalitarianism, while a writer goingby the nom deblog of Bencio de Uppsala advocates a more widespread deployment of ni, or nireformen, as hecallsit: 'In ...

Google previewAdvanced Learner's Dictionary (1998)

by Turton

kerfuffle ( k.V f Af ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

kerfuffle n.

Google previewChembers 21 Century Dictionary

by Allied

kerfuffle. see. CARFUFFLE. kermes /'k3:mi:z/ e* noun 1 the dried bodies of the female SCALE INSECT used as a red dyestuff. 2 (also kermes oak) a small evergreen oak tree on which the insects breed. © 16c: from Persian and Arabic qirmiz, ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

duffel, kerfuffle, muffle, ruffle, Scuffle, shuffle, snuffle, truffle . triumphal . draggle, gaggle, haggle, raggle-taggle, straggle, Waggle . algal . angle, bangle, bespangle, dangle, entangle, fandangle, jangle, ...

Google previewThe UK to USA Dictionary (2012)

British English Vs. American English by Claudine Dervaes, John Hunter

windbreaker', poncho that's usually waterproof trousers maintain your courage know, be acquainted with dog house conspicuous KERB KERFUFFLE KHAZI KICK ONE'S HEELS KILNER JAR ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

kerfuffle noun Brit. informal a fuss or commotion. kernel noun 1 the softer part inside the shell of a nut, seed, or fruit stone. 2 the seed and hard husk of a cereal. 3 the central part of something. ✓ -el, not -al: kernel.

Google previewThe Film Snob*s Dictionary (2006)

An Essential Lexicon of Filmological Knowledge by David Kamp, Lawrence Levi

Ponderous, nudity-filled 1967 Swedish film, directed by Vilgot Sjoman, that sparked a moralists-versus-libertines kerfuffle upon its American release in 1969, with prints of it being seized at U.S. Customs and Norman Mailer chzunpioning the ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V. S. Matyushenkov

kerfuffle ( about)esp.

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2011)

by Bill Bryson

kerfuffle. Disorder, commotion. Kerguelen Islands.

Google previewAussie Slang Dictionary

by Lolla Stewart

Kerfuffle: ado, fuss and boTher.

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Scrabble value of K5E1R1F4U1F4F4L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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