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addaword.gifdefinition of donnybrook

noun
a fight, usually involving several people
It is unfortunate that this donnybrook happened while Vice President Joe Biden was visiting China ... (referring to a fight that broke out in a basketball match between a Chinese team and an American college team)
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/08/2011 16:29:00
Definition of donnybrook from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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