Skip to Content

Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub


Meaning: a noisy dispute, a commotion

For example:

  • There was a kerfuffle at the club when the chairman decided to sack the manager. Lots of people were very angry.

  • A few of the protesters got cuts and bruises in the kerfuffle when the police tried to arrest them.

Quick Quiz:

There was a kerfuffle in the meeting when
  1. everyone agreed about everything
  2. people disagreed and started shouting
  3. there was nothing else to discuss

Discuss: kerfuffle

Slang of the Day

This entry is in the following categories:

Privacy & Terms | Contact | Report error
© 1997-2014 EnglishClub