free-for-all

noun
\ˈfrē-fə-ˌrȯl \

Definition of free-for-all 

: a competition, dispute, or fight open to all comers and usually with no rules : brawl also : a chaotic situation resembling a free-for-all especially in lacking rules or structure the press conference deteriorated into a free-for-all

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First Known Use of free-for-all

1874, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of free-for-all was in 1874

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free-for-all

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English Language Learners Definition of free-for-all

: an uncontrolled fight or competition that involves many people

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