Simple Definition of donnybrook
: a public argument
: an uncontrolled fight
Examples of donnybrook
A donnybrook has erupted over the court's decision.
<a dozen people were arrested after the donnybrook at the stadium>
Origin of donnybrook
Donnybrook Fair, annual Irish event known for its brawls
First Known Use: 1852
Rhymes with donnybrook
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Definition of Donnybrook
city E Ireland in Leinster, SE suburb of Dublin
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