Simple Definition of scuffle
: to fight briefly and usually not very seriously
: to move quickly and with short steps
Examples of scuffle in a sentence
Children scuffled on the playground.
Small creatures scuffled in the underbrush.
Origin and Etymology of scuffle
perhaps frequentative of scuff
First Known Use: 1590
SCUFFLE Defined for Kids
Definition of scuffle for Students
1 : a short fight that is not very serious
2 : the sound of shuffling
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