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
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.
That’s usually enough to touch off a political fracas in the sweltering dog days of summer.
Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija and outfielder Michael Morse can be seen slamming into each other during the fracas.
No one was injured during the fracas and search and police said the man could be facing charges of stalking and battery on a police officer.
The below photo gallery shows how the afternoon played out (opening band: The Feelies), including oneblurry shot taken shortly before Moore stepped on our photographer’sfoot during the fracas:
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Origin and Etymology of fracas
French, din, row, from Italian fracasso, from fracassare to shatter
First Known Use: 1716
FRACAS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fracas for English Language Learners
: a noisy argument or fight
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