war of words

Definition of war of words

  1. :  an argument in which people or groups criticize and disagree with each other publicly and repeatedly for usually a long time Rival groups have engaged in a war of words over the new law.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations

    :  a period of such armed conflict

    :  state of war

  1. :  to be in active or vigorous conflict

    :  to engage in warfare

  1. :  worse

  1. :  worst, overcome

wordplay words
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase


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