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scuffle

scuf·fle

scuffle

 
 
pronunciation:
skuh fl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: scuffled, scuffles, scuffling
definition 1: to take part in a brief, confused fight among a few people.
similar words:
scrap, tangle, tussle
definition 2: to walk in a shuffling manner.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a brief, confused fight among a few people.
similar words:
affray, scrap, scrape, tangle, tussle
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derivation: scufflingly (adv.)