verb \ˈbrl\

: to fight noisily in usually a public place

Full Definition of BRAWL

intransitive verb
:  to quarrel or fight noisily :  wrangle
:  to make a loud confused noise
brawl·er noun

Examples of BRAWL

  1. Fans were brawling in the streets after the game.
  2. <the Wilsons were always loudly brawling, and the neighbors were always shutting their windows>

Origin of BRAWL

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century



Definition of BRAWL

:  a noisy quarrel or fight
:  a loud tumultuous noise

Examples of BRAWL

  1. <they were thrown out of the party after starting a brawl>
  2. <the student drama society's decision to put on the controversial play prompted a brawl at the school board meeting>

First Known Use of BRAWL

15th century


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