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SCRIMMAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scrimmage mean? 

SCRIMMAGE (noun)
  The noun SCRIMMAGE has 2 senses:

1. (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
2. a noisy riotous fight

  Familiarity information: SCRIMMAGE used as a noun is rare.


SCRIMMAGE (verb)
  The verb SCRIMMAGE has 1 sense:

1. practice playing (a sport)

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SCRIMMAGE (noun)


Sense 1scrimmage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(American football) practice play between a football team's squads

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

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

drill; exercise; practice; practice session; recitation (systematic training by multiple repetitions)

Domain category:

American football; American football game (a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays)


Sense 2scrimmage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A noisy riotous fight

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

battle royal; melee; scrimmage

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

disturbance (the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion)


SCRIMMAGE (verb)


Sense 1scrimmage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Practice playing (a sport)

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

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

practice; practise; rehearse (engage in a rehearsal (of))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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