Definition of "dueling" []

  • A prearranged combat with deadly weapons between two people following a formal procedure in the presence of seconds and traditionally fought until one party was wounded or killed, usually to settle a quarrel involving a point of honour (noun)
  • A contest or conflict between two persons or parties (noun)
  • To fight in a duel (verb)
  • To contest closely (verb)
  • Present participle of duel. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dueling" in a sentence
  • "Although many skaters opt for American country - the Vancouver Games might give new meaning to the term dueling banjoes - or Spanish music, choreographer Marina Zoueva wanted something that would really make Davis and White stand out."
  • "Images of marijuana leaves and smashed-up cars and school buses appeared in dueling ads during the campaign."
  • "But that doesn't stop us from engaging in dueling metaphysics or prevent mind tyrants from trying to force their version of Truth on others."