clash of personalities

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of clash of personalities

:a disagreement between people with different personalities
  • There was a clash of personalities in the office.

Word by Word Definitions

clash play
  1. : to make a clash

  2. : to come into conflict

  3. : to cause to clash

  1. : a noisy usually metallic sound of collision

  2. : a hostile encounter : skirmish

  3. : a sharp conflict

personality play personalities
  1. : the quality or state of being a person

  2. : personal existence

  3. : the condition or fact of relating to a particular person


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