Examples of scuffle in a Sentence
Children scuffled on the playground.
Small creatures scuffled in the underbrush.
Recent Examples of scuffle from the Web
Neighbors reported hearing a man and woman scuffling and arguing loudly and a female screaming for help.
The vigil at Arcade-Victoria Park, attended by several hundred people, was without incident until the end, when cursing and then scuffling happened, said Capt.
And what of J.P. Crawford, the next Jimmy Rollins who is scuffling around at .204 in Lehigh Valley, or Nick Pivetta, whose 1.41 ERA for the IronPigs ballooned to 5.40 against major-league batters?
Despite the apparent crackdown, some members of hardcore Russian fan groups attended Saturday’s Russia-New Zealand game and scuffled among themselves and with stewards.
After the two previous games at PNC Park where the offense scuffled terribly, the Rockies needed an early boost.
Doug Neville, a public information officer with the Department of Public Safety, said seven arrests were made after people leaving the rally inside the Capitol scuffled with counterprotesters.
As quick as Darvish was off the hook for an unfair loss, the Rangers’ bullpen was scuffling again.
Moments later, the men begin scuffling in the parking lot.
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Origin and Etymology of scuffle
perhaps frequentative of scuff
First Known Use: 1590See Words from the same year
SCUFFLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scuffle for English Language Learners
: to fight briefly and usually not very seriously
: to move quickly and with short steps
SCUFFLE Defined for Kids
Definition of scuffle for Students
1 : a short fight that is not very serious
2 : the sound of shuffling
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