1. [syn: bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ado \A*do"\ ([.a]*d[=oo]"), (1) v. inf., (2) n. [OE. at do,
northern form for to do. Cf. Affair.]
1. To do; in doing; as, there is nothing ado. "What is here
ado?" --J. Newton.
2. Doing; trouble; difficulty; troublesome business; fuss;
bustle; as, to make a great ado about trifles.
With much ado, he partly kept awake. --Dryden.
Let's follow to see the end of this ado. --Shak.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a rapid active commotion [syn: bustle, hustle,
flurry, ado, fuss, stir]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
97 Moby Thesaurus words for "ado":
agitation, annoyance, anxiety, besetment, bother, botheration,
brawl, broil, brouhaha, burst, bustle, can of worms, commotion,
confusion, disadvantage, disturbance, donnybrook, donnybrook fair,
dustup, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, effort,
embroilment, evil, exertion, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation,
fidgetiness, fit, flap, flurry, fluster, flutter, flutteriness,
foofaraw, fracas, free-for-all, fume, furore, fuss, fussiness,
great ado, hassle, headache, helter-skelter, hubbub, hullabaloo,
hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, inconvenience, maelstrom, matter,
melee, pains, peck of troubles, pell-mell, perturbation, pother,
problem, racket, rampage, restlessness, riot, rough-and-tumble,
roughhouse, row, ruckus, ruction, ruffle, rumpus, scramble,
sea of troubles, shindy, spasm, spurt, stew, stir, sweat, swirl,
swirling, to-do, trouble, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, unquiet,
uproar, vortex, whirl, whirlpool, whirlwind, worry, yeastiness
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
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