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rough–and–tumble

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rough–and–tumble


rough–and–tumble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rough–and–tumble

  1. a rough and often noisy fight usually involving several people a rough-and-tumble broke out among the fans in the stands Synonyms affray [chiefly British], broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), rough-and-tumble, row, ruckus, ructionRelated Words battle, clash, combat, conflict, contest, fisticuffs, handgrips, hassle, scrap, scrimmage, scuffle, skirmish, struggle, tussle; horseplay, roughhousing; altercation, argument, dispute, kickup, quarrel, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangle


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