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Meaning of GARBOIL

Pronunciation:  'gârboyl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a state of commotion and noise and confusion
 

GARBOIL is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: tumult, tumultuousness, uproar
 
 See Also: combustion, commotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, stir, to-do, turmoil

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gar"boil\, n. [OF. garbouil; cf. Sp. garbullo, It.
garbuglio; of uncertain origin; the last part is perh. fr. L.
bullire to boil, E. boil.]
Tumult; disturbance; disorder. [Obs.] --Shak.

 

 

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