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I've always loved the wild rumpus in 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak, because the words disappear, the pictures take up the whole page, and we move forward in the story by turning the pages.
Brian Selznick

Meaning of "rumpus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RUMPUS

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RUMPUS

rumpus  [ˈrʌmpəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RUMPUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rumpus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RUMPUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rumpus in the English dictionary

The definition of rumpus in the dictionary is a noisy, confused, or disruptive commotion.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RUMPUS


astrocompass
ˌæstrəʊˈkʌmpəs
campus
ˈkæmpəs
compass
ˈkʌmpəs
encompass
ɪnˈkʌmpəs
grampus
ˈɡræmpəs
gyrocompass
ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌkʌmpəs
hippocampus
ˌhɪpəʊˈkæmpəs
intercampus
ˌɪntəˈkæmpəs
lampas
ˈlæmpəs
multicampus
ˌmʌltɪˈkæmpəs
noncampus
ˌnɒnˈkæmpəs
off-campus
ˌɒfˈkæmpəs
Olympus
əʊˈlɪmpəs
on-campus
ˈɒnˌkæmpəs
pompous
ˈpɒmpəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RUMPUS

rumormonger
rumorous
rumour
rumour mill
rumour-monger
rumour-mongering
rumourer
rump
Rump Parliament
rump steak
Rumpelstiltskin
rumple
rumpled
rumpless
rumply
rumpo
rumpus room
rumpy
rumpy-pumpy
rumrunner

WORDS THAT END LIKE RUMPUS

Apus
artocarpus
Canopus
carpus
corpus
habeas corpus
Lepus
lupus
magnum opus
Mount Olympus
octopus
Oedipus
opus
pappus
platypus
Priapus
pus
rhizopus
Scopus
xenopus

Synonyms and antonyms of rumpus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RUMPUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rumpus» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rumpus

Translation of «rumpus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RUMPUS

Find out the translation of rumpus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rumpus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rumpus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

喧嚣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de juegos
570 millions of speakers

English

rumpus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कलह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضوضاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

для игр и развлечений
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

zaragata
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গণ্ডগোল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chahut
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rumpus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Krach
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

騒動
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rumpus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự huyên náo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சந்தடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रगड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

patırtı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chiasso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rumpus
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

для ігор і розваг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scandal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σαματάς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

herrie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bråk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rumpus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rumpus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMPUS»

The term «rumpus» is regularly used and occupies the 66.018 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMPUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rumpus

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QUOTES WITH «RUMPUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rumpus.
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Brian Selznick
I've always loved the wild rumpus in 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak, because the words disappear, the pictures take up the whole page, and we move forward in the story by turning the pages.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RUMPUS»

Discover the use of rumpus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rumpus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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No Thumpin', No Bumpin', No Rumpus Tonight!
Late one night Benjamin and Elephant secretly prepare a very special breakfast for Benjamin's mother's birthday.
Nancy Patz, 1990
2
Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet
A cockatoo's attack on Hairy's tail starts a chain reaction among the animals at the vet's.
Lynley Dodd, 2008
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Bumpa Rumpus and the rainy day
Young Bumpa raises a rumpus when he tries to recreate the sound of rain indoors.
Joanne Reay, 1995
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Robot Rumpus
When a young girl's parents go out for the evening, they think they've left their daughter in safe hands with robots designed to get her to bed!
Sean Taylor, 2013
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A Rumpus in the Night
Jamie awakens and finds the monster of his nightmare is now in his bedroom but soon finds that the monster is more afraid of him than he is of it.
‎2008
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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
Tiny Beautiful Things brings the best of Dear Sugar in one place and includes never-before-published columns and a new introduction by Steve Almond.
Cheryl Strayed, 2012
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Rumpus and Bumpus: If We Could Do Anything.........
Rumpus and Bumpus are the best of friends. They are nearly brothers, but quite different; one big, one small: one brave, one timid. They dream of adventures and trying new things. But trying new things can sometimes be a little scary.
Annie Haley, 2008
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A Rumpus of Rhymes: A Book of Noisy Poems
Here's a book bursting with verses that sputter, shout, chatter and beg to beread aloud--really loud! Full-color illustrations.
‎2001
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Tenth of December
WINNER OF THE 2014 FOLIO PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013 George Saunders s most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates human experience and explores figures lost in a labyrinth of ...
George Saunders, 2013
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Rumpus on the Roof
Hazel Townson is a prolific writer for children with more than thirty novels published. This is her second paperback original after the success of DISASTER BAG which BOOKS FOR KEEPS praised as 'one of Townson's best'.
Hazel Townson, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RUMPUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rumpus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Column: Rumpus Chumpus Trumpus
For all those bemoaning the lack of noise in the Republican presidential sweepstakes, it's time to get down on our knees and give thanks to Donald Trump ... «Oneida Dispatch, Jul 15»
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Rumpus Chumpus Trumpus
For all those bemoaning the lack of noise in the Republican presidential sweepstakes, it's time to get down on our knees and give thanks to Donald Trump ... «Circleville Herald, Jul 15»
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Dig the City 2015: Mr Bloom and Wild Rumpus bring family-friendly …
Meanwhile, Wild Rumpus - organisers of the magical Just So Festival in Cheshire and the recent Lost Carnival spectacle at Burrs Country Park in Bury - will be ... «Manchester Evening News, Jun 15»
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Thurrock libraries enjoy a "Big Wild Rumpus!"
TWO Thurrock Council libraries resounded to the sound of children having fun last week as they took part in the nationwide Big Wild Rumpus 2015. Wild things ... «YOURTHUROCK, Jun 15»
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Rumpus Room at Mondrian hotel set for high-rise yoga classes
The Rumpus Room, situated on the 12th floor of the hotel, has an entirely glass side, offering views north and south of the London skyline from its Southbank ... «Evening Standard, Jun 15»
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Taranaki biz bytes: Leave the kids at home and cause a rumpus
*A chance for grown ups to have fun at New Plymouth's Rumpus Room is up for grabs on May 27. After a April Fools prank on Facebook got a positive response, ... «Taranaki Daily News, May 15»
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Metro Theater Company presents Monster Rumpus
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Metro Theater Company is bringing the first family-friendly gala to St. Louis called Monster Rumpus. The proceeds from the event will enable ... «fox2now.com, May 15»
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'Star Wars' geek talks about his book at Minneapolis' Wild Rumpus
Fans can bring their enthusiasm — and their costumes — to Wild Rumpus Bookstore, 2720 W. 43rd St. in Minneapolis, on May 4, when one of the book's ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 15»
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Spire Manchester Hospital appoints Rumpus PR
Rumpus PR has been brought in by Spire Manchester Hospital to raise the profile of its current facilities as well as its new state-of-the-art hospital being built in ... «Prolific North, Apr 15»
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Robo rumpus gets vicious
Robo rumpus gets vicious. Online investing companies like Betterment and Hedgeable have piled on against Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, the discount ... «InvestmentNews, Mar 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. Rumpus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rumpus>. Jan 2019 ».
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