stooshie (plural stooshies)
- (Scotland) the disruption caused by a disagreement or misunderstanding
1978, Institute of Bankers in Scotland, Scottish Bankers magazine:
- The Traveller going through Customs goes alone, wondering what is causing the stooshie up front and nervously letting someone go before him […]
2003, Christopher Brookmyre, One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night:
- First of all, there’d been that horrible stooshie over the wifie in Ballygrant with MS who was growing her own cannabis in her greenhouse.
2006, Jamie Stuart, Proverbs in the patter:
- Ill-will can mak a stooshie, but love can settle a stramash.