shouting match

noun

Definition of shouting match

  1. :  a loud, angry argument in which people shout at each other He got into a shouting match with his neighbor.

Word by Word Definitions

shoutplay shouting
  1. :  to utter a sudden loud cry

    :  to command attention as if by shouting

    :  to utter in a loud voice

  1. :  a loud cry or call

matchplay
  1. :  a person or thing equal or similar to another

    :  one able to cope with another

    :  an exact counterpart

  1. :  to encounter successfully as an antagonist

    :  to set in competition or opposition

    :  to provide with a worthy competitor

  1. :  a chemically prepared wick or cord formerly used in firing firearms or powder

    :  a short slender piece of flammable material (as wood) tipped with a combustible mixture that bursts into flame when slightly heated through friction (as by being scratched against a rough surface)


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