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Synonyms for brawl
brɔlbrawl

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brawl

    A feud is enmity between families, clans, or parties, with acts of hostility mutually retaliated and avenged; feud is rarely used of individuals, never of nations. While all the other words of the group may refer to that which is transient, a feud is long-enduring, and often hereditary. Dissension is used of a number of persons, of a party or other organization. Bitterness is in feeling only; enmity and hostility involve will and purpose to oppose or injure. A quarrel is in word or act, or both, and is commonly slight and transient, as we speak of childish quarrels; contention and strife may be in word or deed; contest ordinarily involves some form of action. Contest is often used in a good sense, contention and strife very rarely so. Controversy is commonly in words; strife extends from verbal controversy to the contests of armies. Affray, brawl, and broil, like quarrel, are words of inferior dignity. An affray or broil may arise at a street corner; the affray always involves physical force; the brawl or broil may be confined to violent language.

    Synonyms:
    affray, animosity, bitterness, broil, contention, contest, controversy, dispute, dissension, enmity, feud, fray, hostility, quarrel, strife

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brawl

    Synonyms:
    wrangle, broil, scold, roar, shout, vociferate

    Antonyms:
    whisper, softness, mellowness, melodiousness, intonation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bash, do, brawlnoun

    an uproarious party

    Synonyms:
    knock, free-for-all, belt, doh, bang, do, ut, smash, bash

  2. brawl, free-for-allverb

    a noisy fight in a crowd

    Synonyms:
    bash, free-for-all, do

  3. brawl, wrangleverb

    to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively

    "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"

    Synonyms:
    wrangle

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Editors Contribution

  1. bagarre

    bagarre means a scuffle or brawl

    Submitted by acronimous on January 19, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brawlverb

    Synonyms:
    quarrel (noisily), dispute (angrily)

  2. brawlverb

    Synonyms:
    roar, resound

  3. brawlnoun

    Synonyms:
    quarrel, wrangle, dispute, uproar, broil, altercation, fracas, squabble, fray, AFFRAY, feud, tumult, disturbance, row, BOBBERY, MÊLÉE, outbreak

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brawlnoun

    Synonyms:
    quarrel (noisy), dispute, mêlée, broil, rumpus, uproar

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "brawl":

    scuffle, fight, rumble, spat

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How to use brawl in a sentence?

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    I was fired in a boardroom brawl. And you know why?

  2. Waleed Shahid:

    Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and Sanders should be focusing Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren fire on Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren two corporate-friendly opponents and earning the trust of voters for why Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren vision will defeat Donald Trump and provide relief for the American people, obama vs. Clinton in 2008 was much more negative than anything we've seen since then. But I think the campaigns are falling for the media's longheld desire for a brawl between the two progressive candidates.

  3. Jonathan Turley:

    This is not another political bar brawl, in the Russia investigation, the president followed his signature style in attacking the special counsel and many of the witnesses. ... If the Trump team adopts the same approach for impeachment, it will put already endangered Republican senators in greater peril.

  4. Carly Fiorina:

    I’ve been very transparent about the fact that I was fired in a boardroom brawl at Hewlett-Packard, it’s not unfair at all to question that. What’s unfair is when people gloss over the facts.

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Translations for brawl

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  • شجارArabic
  • шумна кавга, меле, уличен скандал, бой, карам сеBulgarian
  • prát se, rvačka, rvát seCzech
  • raufen, RaufereiGerman
  • reyerto, pelea, trifulca, reyerta, broncaSpanish
  • دعوا کردن, درگیریPersian
  • rähistä, räyhätä, tappelu, nujakka, rähinä, nujakoidaFinnish
  • bagarre, se bagarrer, rixe, bastonFrench
  • bunyóHungarian
  • tumulto, disputacharIdo
  • bardagi, berjast, fljúgast á, áflog, slagsmál, slástIcelandic
  • litigata, brigare, combattimento, baruffa, zuffa, combattere, litigare, baruffare, accapigliarsi, lotta, rissa, battaglia, lottare, litigioItalian
  • 乱闘, 喧嘩Japanese
  • bijatyka, burdaPolish
  • confronto, lutar, rixa, briga, brigarPortuguese
  • încăierare, ceartăRomanian
  • драка, потасовкаRussian
  • slåss, slagsmålSwedish
  • วิวาทThai

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