Brawl



a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight.
a bubbling or roaring noise; a clamor.
Slang. a large, noisy party.
to quarrel angrily and noisily; wrangle.
to make a bubbling or roaring noise, as water flowing over a rocky bed.
Contemporary Examples

Rajon Rondo: NBA’s Most Valuable Rebel Sujay Kumar December 1, 2012
Royal Showdown in New York Court Lizzie Crocker February 3, 2013
Breaking Mount Everest’s Glass Ceiling Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman March 29, 2014
The Book That Changed the World Jimmy So October 6, 2011
Lean In, Liz Cheney, but Please Don’t Win That Senate Seat Michelle Cottle July 17, 2013

Historical Examples

The Poor Little Rich Girl Eleanor Gates
Fruitfulness Emile Zola
The Secret of the Storm Country Grace Miller White
Two Penniless Princesses Charlotte M. Yonge
An Amateur Fireman James Otis

noun
a loud disagreement or fight
(US, slang) an uproarious party
verb (intransitive)
to quarrel or fight noisily; squabble
(esp of water) to flow noisily
noun
a dance: the English version of the branle
v.
n.

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