Etymology
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kerfuffle (n.)

"row, disturbance," 1970; from 1946 as kafuffle, said to have been used c. 1930 in Canadian English, ultimately from Scottish curfuffle.

updated on April 08, 2016

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Definitions of kerfuffle from WordNet

kerfuffle (n.)
a disorderly outburst or tumult;
Synonyms: disturbance / disruption / commotion / flutter / hurly burly / to-do / hoo-ha / hoo-hah
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