stramash

[ struh-mash, stram-uh sh ]
/ strəˈmæʃ, ˈstræm əʃ /
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noun Scot.

an uproar; disturbance.

Nearby words

  1. straits,
  2. straits dollar,
  3. straits settlements,
  4. strake,
  5. stralsund,
  6. stramineous,
  7. stramonium,
  8. strand,
  9. strand line,
  10. strand wolf

Origin of stramash

First recorded in 1795–1805; origin uncertain

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Examples from the Web for stramash

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

    Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie


British Dictionary definitions for stramash

stramash

/ (strəˈmæʃ) Scot /

noun

an uproar; tumult; brawl

verb (tr)

to destroy; smash

Word Origin for stramash

C18: perhaps expanded from smash

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