infighting


in·fight·ing

noun \ˈin-ˌfī-tiŋ\

: fighting or disagreement among the members of a group or organization

Full Definition of INFIGHTING

1
:  fighting or boxing at close quarters
2
:  rough-and-tumble fighting
3
:  prolonged and often bitter dissension or rivalry among members of a group or organization <bureaucratic infighting>
in·fight \ˈin-ˌfīt\ intransitive verb
in·fight·er \-ˌfī-tər\ noun

Examples of INFIGHTING

  1. <continued infighting has just completely robbed that political action committee of its effectiveness>

First Known Use of INFIGHTING

1816

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