|part of speech:
||a loud or angry argument or quarrel.
The witness reported hearing an altercation in the hallway around midnight.The altercation between the store owner and an angry customer turned violent.
- affray, argument, brawl, conflict, dispute, fight, fracas, quarrel, row, wrangle
- similar words:
- battle, clash, commotion, controversy, debate, disagreement, discard, disturbance, feud, fray, spat, squabble, struggle, tussle, war, word
||bicker, brawl, broil, combat, dispute, miff, misunderstanding, tiff