Kerfuffle meaning

kûr-fŭf'əl
The definition of a kerfuffle is a British word for a state of confusion or disorder.

An example of a kerfuffle is rushing around to find important papers before a big presentation.

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A to-do or fuss.
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Disorder; uproar; confusion.
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Origin of kerfuffle

Scots variant of curfuffle cur- intensive pref. (from Scots Gaelic car twist, turn about) (from Old Irish cor a turn sker-2 in Indo-European roots) fuffle put into disorder (of imitative origin)