Examples of dustup in a Sentence
He had a dustup with a guy in the bar.
he came home with a black eye from the dustup at the bar
Recent Examples of dustup from the Web
The best thing to come out of this whole mess has been all the shade thrown by veteran journalist April Ryan, who’s had her own dustup with Omarosa.
The two episodes this season brought to mind other high-profile dustups.
His Twitter dustup with fellow Republican Bob Corker in response to the Tennessee senator's criticism of the president's sometimes erratic behavior would appear to further imperil Trump's legislative agenda.
The dustup comes a day after Trump agreed to a new storm relief package with money earmarked specifically for people hit by Hurricane Harvey.
The dustup over the palm cards comes one day before former President Barack Obama is scheduled to headline a rally in Richmond with Northam, Fairfax and Herring.
The group and the school both say that anyone who is seeking a dustup is not welcome.
And sometimes, remembering some notable dustups that are among the sports’ richest and most beloved moments.
And sometimes, remembering some notable dustups that are among the sports' richest and most beloved moments.
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First Known Use of dustup
Synonymsbattle, clash, combat, conflict, contest, fight, fracas, fray, hassle, scrap, scrimmage, scrum, scuffle, skirmish, struggle, tussle
Related Wordspitched battle, rough-and-tumble; affray [chiefly British], battle royal, brawl, broil, donnybrook, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), mix-up, ruckus, ruction; blows, fistfight, fisticuffs, grapple, handgrips, punch-out, punch-up [chiefly British], slugfest; confrontation, duel, face-off, joust; altercation, argle-bargle [chiefly British], argument, argy-bargy [chiefly British], contretemps, controversy, cross fire, disagreement, dispute, falling-out, kickup, misunderstanding, quarrel, row, spat, squabble, tangle, tiff, wrangle; catfight
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