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ALTERCATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does altercation mean? 

ALTERCATION (noun)
  The noun ALTERCATION has 1 sense:

1. noisy quarrel

  Familiarity information: ALTERCATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALTERCATION (noun)


Sense 1altercation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Noisy quarrel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

affray; altercation; fracas

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

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

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

batrachomyomachia (a silly altercation)


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