fracas


fracas

noun

Definition of FRACAS

1
a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups <the police broke up the fracas in the bar and threw both combatants in the lockup>
Near Antonyms truce
2
a rough and often noisy fight usually involving several people <police preparing for any fracas that might follow the soccer game>
Synonyms affray [chiefly British], broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), rough-and-tumble, row, ruckus, ruction

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