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
After all of this fracas, the Facebook news was, at least, professional, complete with courtesy call.
The case is part of an unusual corporate fracas over two media properties that are not only controlled by the same company -- NAI -- but also were part of a single conglomerate until 2005.
Despite joyful hour-by-hour media coverage of the mudslinging fracas and dueling photo ops, this isn’t mere political entertainment.
Video posted Saturday on social media shows adults kicking, shoving and punching each other on a lawn outside the Kingsport field while others rush to the fracas to try to break it up.
When the benches-clearing fracas between the Padres and Colorado Rockies was over, Baumann walked back to the visitors’ bullpen at Coors Field.
The fracas resulted in suspensions for Kelly and Austin, fines for six other players and coaches, and the sense that maybe Boston and New York players again resent each other as much as (all right, close to as much as) Boston and New York fans do.
Democrats acknowledge that the Franken fracas is a microcosm of themes playing out in national politics amid the #MeToo movement.
The suspected instigator, Agustin Figueredo, 67, was mortally wounded in the fracas and no one was ever charged.
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FRACAS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fracas for English Language Learners
: a noisy argument or fight
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