[ kik-uhp ]
/ ˈkɪkˌʌp /

noun Informal.

a fuss; commotion; row.


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Origin of kickup

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

Definition for kickup (2 of 2)


or kick·up

[ kik-uhp ]
/ ˈkɪkˌʌp /


a violent disturbance or argument.

Origin of kick-up

First recorded in 1790–95; kick + up Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020