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Synonyms for scuffle
ˈskʌf əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble(noun)

    disorderly fighting

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

  2. scuffle, scuffle hoe, Dutch hoe(noun)

    a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling

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

  3. scramble, scuffle(verb)

    an unceremonious and disorganized struggle

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

  4. shuffle, scuffle, shamble(verb)

    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, tussle(verb)

    fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

    "the drunken men started to scuffle"

    Synonyms:
    tussle, muss, shamble, shuffle

Wiktionary

  1. scuffle(verb)

    To walk with a shuffling gait.

    Synonyms:
    scuffle hoe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scuffle(v. n.)

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

  2. scuffle(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scuffle(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    brawl, stampede

How to pronounce scuffle?

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How to say scuffle in sign language?

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How to use scuffle in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Steve Upham:

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

  3. 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.


Translations for scuffle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • شجارArabic
  • raufen, Rauferei, balgen, Handgemenge, schlurfenGerman
  • azada holandesa, reñir, riñaSpanish
  • kahina, kituuttaa, laahustaa, kitkutella, käsirysy, kahista, nujakoida, nujakka, kahakoida, kahakka, kitkuttaaFinnish
  • échauffourée, binette, rixeFrench
  • csoszogHungarian
  • rissa, baruffa, zuffaItalian
  • schermutselingen, handgemeen, roepen, scheldpartij, schelden, schoffel, schermutselingDutch
  • bójkaPolish
  • драться, драка, шаркать, стычкаRussian
  • handgemäng, slagsmålSwedish

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