[struh-mash, stram-uh sh]

noun Scot.

an uproar; disturbance.

Origin of stramash

First recorded in 1795–1805; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stramash

Historical Examples of stramash

  • Men hae been married afore now without making sic a stramash.

    Tommy and Grizel

    J.M. Barrie

British Dictionary definitions for stramash



an uproar; tumult; brawl

verb (tr)

to destroy; smash

Word Origin for stramash

C18: perhaps expanded from smash
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