Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/01/16 Kerfuffle

Kerfuffle (noun)
kerfuffle [ker-fuhf-uh l]


noun
1. Chiefly British Informal. a fuss; commotion.

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Origin: 1945-50; < Scots curfuffle < cur- (< Scots Gaelic car ‘to twist, turn’ < Old Irish cor ‘a turn’) + fuffle ‘to disorder, confuse’ (of imitative origin)

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