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brawl

play
verb \ˈbrȯl\

Definition of brawl

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to quarrel or fight noisily :  wrangle

  3. 2 :  to make a loud confused noise

brawler

noun

Examples of brawl in a sentence

  1. Fans were brawling in the streets after the game.

  2. <the Wilsons were always loudly brawling, and the neighbors were always shutting their windows>

Origin and Etymology of brawl

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century


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brawl

noun

Definition of brawl

  1. 1 :  a noisy quarrel or fight

  2. 2 :  a loud tumultuous noise

Examples of brawl in a sentence

  1. <they were thrown out of the party after starting a brawl>

  2. <the student drama society's decision to put on the controversial play prompted a brawl at the school board meeting>

15th Century

First Known Use of brawl

15th century



BRAWL Defined for English Language Learners

1

brawl

play
verb \ˈbrȯl\

Definition of brawl for English Language Learners

  • : to fight noisily in usually a public place


BRAWL Defined for Kids

1

brawl

play
verb \ˈbrȯl\

Definition of brawl for Students

brawled

brawling

  1. :  to quarrel or fight noisily


2

brawl

play
noun

Definition of brawl for Students

  1. :  a noisy quarrel or fight



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