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kerfuffle

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Etymology

Early 19th cent.: probably from Scots curfuffle < fuffle or related to Irish cior thual (confusion, disorder).

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Noun

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kerfuffle

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  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A disorderly outburst, disturbance or tumult.
    When she aired her views, she caused a bit of a kerfuffle at the meeting.

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