falling-out

noun
fall·​ing-out | \ ˌfȯ-liŋ-ˈau̇t How to pronounce falling-out (audio) \
plural fallings-out or falling-outs

Definition of falling-out

: an instance of falling out : quarrel had a falling-out with his parents

First Known Use of falling-out

1568, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of falling-out was in 1568

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“Falling-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falling-out. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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falling-out

noun

English Language Learners Definition of falling-out

: a serious argument or disagreement

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