commotion commotion  /kə ˈmoʊ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a disorderly outburst or tumult
  2. (n) the act of making a noisy disturbance
  3. (n) confused movement

News

  1. Vols' fans protest Saban's speaking engagement

    A speaking engagement by an out-of-state football coach is causing quite a commotion in Tennessee. The seventh annual Athens Area Chamber of Commerce benefit dinner in Athens, Tenn., is expecting a near-sellout crowd for its event on Tuesday night.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Tennessee fans criticize Nick Saban's in-state speaking engagement

    A speaking engagement by an out-of-state football coach is causing quite a commotion in Tennessee. The seventh annual Athens Area Chamber of Commerce benefit dinner in Athens, Tenn., is expecting a near-sellout crowd for its event on Tuesday night.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Cell phone in mailbox causes commotion at Price Chopper

    ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - If you were heading to do some grocery shopping at the Price Chopper in Rome Monday morning, you may have seen quite a bit of commotion.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WKTV Utica

Quotes

  1. "We heard a commotion at the door, knocking at it, trying to get in," said project manager Liony Batista.
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Batista Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "MTV wrote it! ...... Then backstage there was this big commotion: 'You guys can't say that,'" Franco said. "It says right in the script: 'Lights fake joint.'"
    on Jun 1, 2004 By: James Franco Source: Newsday

  3. "I have caused trouble to the people," Nakagawa told a news conference where he announced his resignation. "I apologise for causing commotion from my careless health management."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Shoichi Nakagawa Source: Independent

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