Definition of stramash in English:

stramash

noun

Northern English, Scottish
  • An uproar; a row:

    ‘The SNP must not allow itself to be bullied in the stramash over the Commons vote’
    • ‘And for the players, their little stramash constituted the only action in the match which saw so many involved and apparently working so well for each other.’
    • ‘This caused a bit of a stramash up here, as you can well imagine.’
    • ‘These players, while out for a night in the Danish capital, got involved in a stramash at a Copenhagen nightclub.’
    • ‘They should, too, have been down to ten men with five minutes to go when Stuart Elliott, after a bit of a stramash with Iain Nicolson, climbed to his feet only to blatantly push over his opponent.’
    • ‘In the ensuing stramash I was left behind with my grandparents.’
    • ‘That stramash had many of the same elements of the war in question - except for the presence of 10,000 Scottish soldiers, many of whom had little idea why they were fighting or who was the enemy.’
    • ‘It's another case of the tunnel vision typified by the stramash over the Holyrood Parliament art collection.’
    uproar, racket, loud noise, confused noise, commotion, cacophony, babel, hubbub, tumult, fracas, clangour, crash, clatter, clash
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Origin

Late 18th century: apparently imitative.

Pronunciation:

stramash

/strəˈmaʃ/