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BRAWL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brawl mean? 

BRAWL (noun)
  The noun BRAWL has 2 senses:

1. an uproarious party
2. a noisy fight in a crowd

  Familiarity information: BRAWL used as a noun is rare.


BRAWL (verb)
  The verb BRAWL has 1 sense:

1. to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively

  Familiarity information: BRAWL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BRAWL (noun)


Sense 1brawl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An uproarious party

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

brawl; do; bash

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

party (an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment)


Sense 2brawl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A noisy fight in a crowd

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

free-for-all; brawl

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

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


BRAWL (verb)


Sense 1brawl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

brawl; wrangle

Context example:

The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street

Hypernyms (to "brawl" is one way to...):

altercate; argufy; dispute; quarrel; scrap (have a disagreement over something)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue brawl


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