disturbance of the peace

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of disturbance of the peace

:behaving in a violent or noisy way in public
  • He was arrested for disturbance of the peace.

Word by Word Definitions

disturbance play
  1. : the act of disturbing : the state of being disturbed

  2. : a local variation from the average or normal wind conditions

peace play
  1. : a state of tranquility or quiet: such as

  2. : freedom from civil disturbance

  3. : a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom

  1. : to be, become, or keep silent or quiet


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