mortal combat

Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of mortal combat

:a fight that will result in the death of the loser :a fight to the death
  • two gladiators locked in mortal combat

Word by Word Definitions

mortal play
  1. : causing or having caused death : fatal

  2. : subject to death

  3. : possible, conceivable

  1. : mortally

  1. : a human being

combat play
  1. : a fight or contest between individuals or groups

  2. : conflict, controversy

  3. : active fighting in a war : action

  1. : to engage in combat : fight

  2. : to fight with : battle

  3. : to struggle against

  1. : relating to combat

  2. : designed or destined for combat


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