brawl

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

brawl

noun

Definition of BRAWL

1
a rough and often noisy fight usually involving several people <they were thrown out of the party after starting a brawl>
Synonyms affray [chiefly British], broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), rough-and-tumble, row, ruckus, ruction
2
an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions <the student drama society's decision to put on the controversial play prompted a brawl at the school board meeting>
3
loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound <we could hear the brawl of the river rapids ahead of us before we could actually see them>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, lull; quietude, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)

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