cat·​fight | \ ˈkat-ˌfīt How to pronounce catfight (audio) \

Definition of catfight

: an intense fight or argument especially between two women

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Recent Examples on the Web Also, Cristal and Alexis (Daniella Alonso, Elaine Hendrix) have one of their epic catfights. Los Angeles Times, "What’s on TV Friday, Jan. 24: ‘American Housewife’ on ABC," 23 Jan. 2020 But after three seasons of petty drama and actual catfights, Schroeder stepped away from Vanderpump Rules, suddenly moving to New York to become a blogger and work on her jewelry line. Ineye Komonibo,, "The Evolution of Stassi Schroeder On Vanderpump Rules," 8 Jan. 2020 Inspired by the ’80s soap opera Dynasty, models Gigi Hadid, Irina Shayk and Joan Smalls claw it out during a high fashion catfight in one of the campaign’s promotional videos. Claudia Harmata,, "Catfight! Irina Shayk, Gigi Hadid and Joan Smalls Do Some Hair Pulling in New Moschino Campaign," 9 July 2019 The concluding catfight between Catwoman and Laurel is pretty one-sided until an eleventh-hour revelation that constant use of her company's beauty products has turned Laurel's skin into virtual marble, leaving her impervious to Catwoman's blows. Kirk Honeycutt, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Catwoman': THR's 2004 Review," 23 July 2019 The catfights, overacting and Berry's swagger in a skimpy, tight, leather outfit that would be right at home at a Hookers Ball make for campy fun. Kirk Honeycutt, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Catwoman': THR's 2004 Review," 23 July 2019 In this week's episode of Valley 101, head of podcasts Katie O'Connell takes a look at the public catfight that ensued. Katie O'connell, azcentral, "Why didn't Arizona use Frank Lloyd Wright's plans for its new capitol? Valley 101 explores," 22 July 2019 True to the ad's '80s inspiration, the clips, which are catching fire on social media, feature big hair, glam outfits, and catfights. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "See Irina Shayk Channel Her Inner Soap Star in the New Moschino Ad," 6 July 2019 There were opposing YouTube channels, squabbles over boys—all the makings of catfight fodder that fed tabloids for years. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Miley Cyrus Just Addressed the Rumor She Feuded With Demi and Selena During Their Disney Years," 28 May 2019

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First Known Use of catfight

1854, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jan 2020

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“Catfight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of catfight

informal : an angry fight or argument between two women

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