kickup

[kik-uhp]

noun Informal.

a fuss; commotion; row.

Nearby words

  1. kickoff,
  2. kickshaw,
  3. kicksie-wicksie,
  4. kicksorter,
  5. kickstand,
  6. kickwheel,
  7. kicky,
  8. kid,
  9. kid around,
  10. kid glove

Origin of kickup

First recorded in 1785–95; noun use of verb phrase kick up

kick-up

or kick·up

[kik-uhp]

noun

a violent disturbance or argument.

Origin of kick-up

First recorded in 1790–95; kick + up

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