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Synonyms for scuffle
ˈskʌf əlscuf·fle

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Wiktionary

  1. scuffleverb

    To walk with a shuffling gait.

    Synonyms:
    scuffle hoe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumblenoun

    disorderly fighting

    Synonyms:
    scramble, dogfight, fuss, trouble, scuffle hoe, hassle, rough-and-tumble, bother, tussle

  2. scuffle, scuffle hoe, Dutch hoenoun

    a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling

    Synonyms:
    rough-and-tumble, scramble, scuffle hoe, tussle, dogfight, hassle

  3. scramble, scuffleverb

    an unceremonious and disorganized struggle

    Synonyms:
    scramble, scamper, scuffle hoe, hassle, rough-and-tumble, scurry, dogfight, tussle

  4. shuffle, scuffle, shambleverb

    walk by dragging one's feet

    "he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"

    Synonyms:
    tussle, ruffle, mix, shamble, shuffle

  5. scuffle, tussleverb

    fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

    "the drunken men started to scuffle"

    Synonyms:
    tussle, muss, shamble, shuffle

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scuffleverb

    Synonyms:
    struggle (in a disorderly manner), contend, fight, strive (as in a close embrace)

  2. scufflenoun

    Synonyms:
    contest (of a disorderly kind), struggle, fight, rencounter, encounter, broil, fray, brawl, quarrel, squabble, wrangle, altercation, set-to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scufflenoun

    Synonyms:
    tussle, struggle, encounter, contest, fight, fray

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scuffle":

    brawl, stampede

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How to use scuffle in a sentence?

  1. Steve Upham:

    The two had words and a little scuffle broke out, it lasted less than two minutes.

  2. Charge Emmerson Buie Jr.:

    To date none of the more than 650 interviews completed, locations searched, or evidence collected and analyzed have produced evidence that would support the existence of a scuffle, altercation, or attack on November 18, 2017.

  3. John Price:

    They heard a scuffle in the classroom right across from where they were working and it sounded like a fight. So( my son) opened the door and the guy lunged at him.


Translations for scuffle

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  • شجارArabic
  • raufen, schlurfen, Rauferei, Handgemenge, balgenGerman
  • reñir, riña, azada holandesaSpanish
  • kahakoida, nujakka, kahakka, nujakoida, kahista, käsirysy, kitkuttaa, kitkutella, laahustaa, kituuttaa, kahinaFinnish
  • binette, échauffourée, rixeFrench
  • csoszogHungarian
  • baruffa, rissa, zuffaItalian
  • schermutseling, schoffel, schelden, handgemeen, scheldpartij, roepen, schermutselingenDutch
  • bójkaPolish
  • стычка, шаркать, драка, дратьсяRussian
  • slagsmål, handgemängSwedish

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