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brawl

Noun

1 an uproarious party [syn: bash, do]
2 a noisy fight in a crowd [syn: free-for-all] v : to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively; "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street" [syn: wrangle]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A fight or quarrel.

Translations

A fight or quarrel

Verb

  1. To engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel.

Translations

fight or quarrel

Extensive Definition

Brawling or Brawl can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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