Definition of DONNYBROOK

a rough and often noisy fight usually involving several people <a dozen people were arrested after the donnybrook at the stadium>
Synonyms affray [chiefly British], broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), rough-and-tumble, row, ruckus, ruction
an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions <the kind of hot-button issue that inevitably creates a donnybrook in the halls of the statehouse>

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