Definition of altercation
: a noisy heated angry dispute; also : noisy controversy
Examples of altercation in a sentence
She got into several altercations with the coach this season.
<judging from all the slamming and banging, I'd say there was some sort of altercation going on next door>
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ALTERCATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of altercation for English Language Learners
: a noisy or angry argument
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