a fuss; commotion; row.
stink, flap, confusion, ruckus, commotion, controversy, excitement, hassle, furor, agitation, argument, worry, row, to-do, perturbation, objection, fight, altercation, storm, ado
- kid around,
- kid glove
Origin of kickup
First recorded in 1785–95; noun use of verb phrase kick up
Origin of kick-up
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