falling-out

noun

fall·​ing-out ˌfȯ-liŋ-ˈau̇t How to pronounce falling-out (audio)
plural fallings-out or falling-outs
: an instance of falling out : quarrel
had a falling-out with his parents

Word History

First Known Use

1568, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of falling-out was in 1568

Dictionary Entries Near falling-out

Cite this Entry

“Falling-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falling-out. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

falling-out

noun

fall·​ing-out
ˌfȯ-liŋ-ˈau̇t
plural fallings-out or falling-outs
: quarrel entry 1 sense 2
had a falling-out with his parents
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