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Physical fights - thesaurus

Synonyms

fight

noun

a situation in which people hit each other

battle

noun

a fight between two groups of people

combat

noun

a fight, especially an organized fight, between two people

struggle

noun

a fight, or a war

brawl

noun

a noisy fight in a public place

scuffle

noun

a small fight that lasts for a short time and is not very violent

clash

noun

mainly journalism a fight or battle between two groups of people

punch-up

noun

Britishinformal a rough and violent fight

fist fight

noun

a fight in which people use their fists to hit each other

running battle

noun

a fight that takes place as one group of people chases another

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affray

noun

a noisy argument or fight in a public place

a fight to the death

a fight or disagreement that ends when someone is killed or something is destroyed

catfight

noun

showing disapproval an argument or fight between women

crossfire

noun

angry words or actions between two people that may accidentally affect other people who are not directly involved

duel

noun

a fight between two men with guns or swords, used in the past by men of high social status to defend their honour after being insulted

dust-up

noun

Britishinformal a fight, usually a short one

fighting

noun

a situation in which people hit, kick, or bite each other

fisticuffs

noun

old-fashioned a fight in which the opponents hit each other with their fists

the fray

noun

a fight or argument

mano a mano

noun

mainly Americaninformal a fight or competition between two people

ruck

noun

Britishinformal a fight

ruckus

noun

mainly Americaninformal a fight, or a noisy argument

scrimmage

noun

informal a fight

struggle

verb

to use your strength to fight against someone or something

tangle

noun

informal a fight, or an argument

tussle

noun

informal a short fight

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