food fight


: a playful fight in which people throw food at each other

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The owner of Hutchins Barbeque in McKinney and Frisco is suing his eldest brother and dad, kicking off a barbecue food fight over how the family name can legally be used. Dallas News, 17 Feb. 2023 Just across the border, Fall River is engaged in a full-on month-long Portuguese food fight with New Bedford. Lauren Daley,, 16 Feb. 2023

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“Food fight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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