Examples of fracas in a Sentence
the police broke up the fracas in the bar and threw both combatants in the lockup
police preparing for any fracas that might follow the soccer game
Recent Examples of fracas from the Web
The fracas over the missed meeting has led to a flurry of rumors that Porzingis could be on his way out of New York.
Even Jones joined the fracas, saying he’d been treated unfairly in the interview.
The fracases with Frank Ocean and Drake are talked about, as are Brown’s glass-breaking outburst on the set of Good Morning America, his stints in county jail and rehab, plus his relationship with ex-girlfriend Karrueche.
The survey, notably, came after airline mishaps, including a video captured on United in which a passenger was dragged forcibly from his seat in an overbooking fracas.
Gianforte won Montana's only congressional seat during a May 25 special election, despite the last-minute fracas at his Bozeman headquarters.
Security approached Oakley early in the game and a fracas ensued.
Gianforte won Montana’s only congressional seat during a May 25 special election, despite the last-minute fracas at his Bozeman headquarters.
That’s usually enough to touch off a political fracas in the sweltering dog days of summer.
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Origin and Etymology of fracas
French, din, row, from Italian fracasso, from fracassare to shatter
First Known Use: 1716See Words from the same year
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Definition of fracas for English Language Learners
: a noisy argument or fight
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