a quarrel; argument; row.
“fight,” 1897, from dust + up; perhaps from dust “confusion, disturbance” (1590s). To dust (someone’s) coat was ironical for “to beat (someone) soundly” (1680s).
A quarrel or fight; altercation; scrap: a big dustup in the office of a vice-president (1897+)
noun 1. a quarrel, fight, or argument verb 2. (transitive, adverb) to attack or assault (someone)
noun 1. a hollow in the surface of a glacier, formed by the melting action of dust or soil deposits.
noun 1. .
- Dusty butt
noun phrase A person of short stature; shorty (1940s+)