Slang – Kerfuffle.

Meaning – A noisy argument or commotion. Kerfuffle is a noun that means a commotion or fuss caused by a disagreement or argument. It can also refer to a confused or disordered state of affairs. It is usually used in a humorous or lighthearted way to describe a situation that has caused some confusion or disagreement. The term is commonly used in British and Australian English, but it is also used in other English-speaking countries.

Other similar slang terms include ruckus, commotion, uproar, and fiasco. These words are often used interchangeably with kerfuffle to describe a similar situation.

A similar British expression for an argument is argy-bargy. You can also use the expression hullabaloo (UK slang) to describe a commotion, disturbance, uproar or fuss.


  • “Why are they making such a fuss over a parking space? Such a kerfuffle over nothing!”

In The News:

Roadside kerfuffle lands two in jail

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