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kickup

[kik-uhp] /ˈkɪkˌʌp/
noun, Informal.
1.
a fuss; commotion; row.
Origin of kickup
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95; noun use of verb phrase kick up

kick-up

or kickup

[kik-uhp] /ˈkɪkˌʌp/
noun
1.
a violent disturbance or argument.
2.
kick (def 23b).
3.
kip5 (def 1).
Origin
First recorded in 1790-95; kick + up
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kick-up

noun

  1. A dance or dancing party (1778+)
  2. A commotion; disturbance; ruckus (1793+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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