Thesaurus

scrimmage

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of scrimmage

a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups
  • the two players got into a scrimmage off the court and got suspended

Synonyms for scrimmage

Words Related to scrimmage

Near Antonyms for scrimmage

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About scrimmage

Time Traveler for scrimmage

Time Traveler

The first known use of scrimmage was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near scrimmage

scribing

scrimmage

scrimmaged (with)

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Scrimmage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrimmage. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on scrimmage

Nglish: Translation of scrimmage for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about scrimmage

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!