Kerfuffle ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Kerfuffle ( noun )

  1. A commotion, fuss or disturbance.
  2. A state of confusion or disarray.

Origin:

Kerfuffle is believed to have originated from the scottish word "curfuffle", meaning a commotion or fuss.

Examples:

  1. The announcement of the new policy caused a kerfuffle among employees.
  2. The kerfuffle at the meeting made it difficult for the chairman to continue.
  3. The sudden rain caused a kerfuffle as people tried to find shelter.
  4. The broken water pipe caused a kerfuffle in the office building.
  5. The loss of electricity caused a kerfuffle in the hospital.

(As a verb)

Kerfuffle ( verb )

  1. A commotion, fuss or disturbance.
  2. A state of confusion or disarray.

Origin:

Kerfuffle is believed to have originated from the scottish word "curfuffle", meaning a commotion or fuss.

Examples:

  1. The announcement of the new policy caused a kerfuffle among employees.
  2. The kerfuffle at the meeting made it difficult for the chairman to continue.
  3. The sudden rain caused a kerfuffle as people tried to find shelter.
  4. The broken water pipe caused a kerfuffle in the office building.
  5. The loss of electricity caused a kerfuffle in the hospital.
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