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brawl

brawl

 
pronunciation:
brawl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a noisy fight or argument.
A brawl broke out between the police and the demonstrators, and many people were injured.
synonyms:
affray, donnybrook, fight, fracas, fray, ruckus, tussle, wrangle
similar words:
altercation, argument, battle, broil, free-for-all, melee, quarrel, row, scrap, scuffle, tangle, uproar
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: brawled, brawling, brawls
definition 1: to fight or argue noisily.
synonyms:
fight, tussle, wrangle
similar words:
altercate, argue, battle, broil, quarrel, scrap, scuffle, tangle, wrestle
definition 2: to flow in a noisy way, as water.
synonyms:
rush
similar words:
flow
derivation: brawler (n.)