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Definition of "brawl" []

  • A noisy quarrel or fight. (noun)
  • A loud party. (noun)
  • A loud, roaring noise. (noun)
  • To quarrel or fight noisily. (verb-intransitive)
  • To flow noisily, as water. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brawl" in a sentence
  • "The brawl is an extreme example, but both incidents brought shame upon the organizations (the Pacers, of course, had a number of other off-court problems)."
  • "A similar brawl is taking place in the Ninth, a sprawling pie-shaped district that radiates from Bloomington to the Ohio River."
  • "The old "man of science" versus "man of faith" brawl is on yet again."