Examples of dogfight in a Sentence
He was shot down in a dogfight over enemy territory.
The election has turned into a real dogfight.
Recent Examples of dogfight from the Web
Caught in a dogfight, TechBoston searched for answers, and Moore provided them.
South Houston began the night in a dogfight for either third or fourth place.
Five-star cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. is set to announce his decision on National Signing Day on Wednesday, with LSU and Alabama in a dogfight for the nation's top cornerback prospect.
In one of the most embarrassing developments, a F-35 was pitted against an F-16 in a dogfight in July, and the aging F-16 won.
Once again, the Terriers wouldn't go away in this dogfight.
Portland Trail Blazers are rolling, but a 'crazy' Western Conference 'dogfight' remains Eight teams.
The talent is there, but the Big 12 is a dogfight every single night and far too often this team has not been ready for battle.
Trump easily won the district last year, but both parties think this could become a dogfight.
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First Known Use of dogfight
ball game, battle, combat, competition, conflict, confrontation, contention, contest, duel, face-off, grapple, match, rivalry, strife, struggle, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tug-of-war, war, warfare;
DOGFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dogfight for English Language Learners
: a fight between dogs
: a fight between fighter planes that are flying close to each other
: a fierce fight or struggle between people or groups
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