food fight


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

Examples of food fight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That could lead to a move to make Vice President Kamala Harris his replacement, but could also turn into an ugly political food fight between party factions at the Democratic National Convention in early August. Dave Goldiner, New York Daily News, 28 June 2024 In this food fight, Culver’s dominates: 90% of Wisconsin residents live within 30 minutes from a Culver’s franchise, and 62% live ten minutes away or less. Andrew Hahn, Journal Sentinel, 24 June 2024 Democratic food fight Democrats have their own food fight in a state Senate District 25 that covers southern Orange County and all of Osceola. Scott Maxwell, Orlando Sentinel, 17 June 2024 Keep all other objects — including water bottles, keys, and jewelry — in a safe space to collect after the food fight. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 5 June 2024 La Tomatina is often billed as the ultimate food fight, bringing together thousands of people from around the world to the tiny town of Buñol in Spain. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 5 June 2024 The more entertaining portion of the book for some will be its concluding survey of the intellectual food fight that erupted after the collapse of the Soviet Union over who had been more right all along. Robert Legvold, Foreign Affairs, 1 Mar. 2010 Internet child care experts joined the food fight with their own videos expressing disapproval. Amanda Hess, New York Times, 25 Sep. 2023 The dozen nominations seemed to indicate that Harris could start a food fight in the theatre world’s living room and still be invited to sit at its dinner table. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 18 Sep. 2023

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“Food fight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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