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 left fighter Michael Chiesa -- who was originally scheduled to face Milwaukee's Anthony Pettis in the same UFC 223 event -- with multiple cuts that had to be treated at a Brooklyn hospital, forcing him to withdraw from the event.
Three matches scheduled for Saturday's UFC 223 card have been scrapped because of the fracas.
The impact of the fracas would be tangible for industries affected.
Luczak continued to punch the trooper and spit on him at least twice during the fracas, according to authorities.
The child started to video the fracas using a cellphone, but dropped the phone when the shooting started.
In seconds, all the players and the assistant coaches joined in the fracas.
Weeks later, Trump himself waded into the fracas, accusing Qatar of funding extremism in tweets on June 6.
The glove compartment door was also broken in the fracas, says the affadavit.
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Origin and Etymology of fracas
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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