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AFFRAY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does affray mean? 

AFFRAY (noun)
  The noun AFFRAY has 2 senses:

1. noisy quarrel
2. a noisy fight

  Familiarity information: AFFRAY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AFFRAY (noun)


Sense 1affray [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Noisy quarrel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

affray; altercation; fracas

Hypernyms ("affray" is a kind of...):

dustup; quarrel; row; run-in; words; wrangle (an angry dispute)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "affray"):

batrachomyomachia (a silly altercation)


Sense 2affray [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A noisy fight

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

fray; affray; ruffle; disturbance

Hypernyms ("affray" is a kind of...):

combat; fight; fighting; scrap (the act of fighting; any contest or struggle)


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