Synonyms and Antonyms of skirmishes
- the candidates' first debate was only a skirmish in a very long campaign
- throughout the week of the convention, police engaged in skirmishes with some of the demonstrators
altercations, argle-bargles [chiefly British], arguments, argy-bargies [chiefly British], contretemps, controversies, cross fires, disagreements, disputes, fallings-out (or falling-outs), kickups, misunderstandings, quarrels, rows, spats, squabbles, tangles, tiffs, wrangles
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