bunfight


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bunfight

(ˈbʌnˌfaɪt)
n
1. a tea party
2. ironic an official function
3. a petty squabble or argument
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Noun1.bunfight - (Briticism) a grand formal party on an important occasion
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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As it was, I saw no gaggle of Hooray Henrys smeared down the glazing, and I'm sure a dodgy door won't offer an insurmountable obstacle to the best efforts of new guv'nor Charles Barnett, just as I'm confident the various plumbing and seating issues will be adequately addressed before next year's bunfight.
The biggest bunfight will be in Lanarkshire where else?
But humour, albeit of the darkest kind, is used to evoke Amin's life and times in this satire, written and directed by Brett Bailey and performed by black South African company Third World Bunfight.
Witness last week's bunfight at Cheltenham racecourse, at which the feisty Liverpudlian caused ripples of resentment by announcing, vis a vis his motivation in allotting certain weights to certain horses, that he would far rather see a 50-1 shot run away with one of his beloved handicaps than to have a blanket finish shaded by the favourite.
There will be a lot of good competition and it will be a real bunfight but it will be interesting to see what happens.
Confirming its importance as a platform for international theatre in the West Midlands, the centre launches its season on October 2 with South African company Third World Bunfight in Big Daddy.
CAKE maker Mr Kipling is raising the stakes in an advertising bunfight with a secret weapon - Mrs Kipling.
He's not big, so he doesn't want to get into a bunfight.
At the bunfight on the Mound, every time someone turns a policy initiative the other parties do roughly the same - except they haven't got hold of the concept of shouting "lower".
I couldn't see for about two minutes, which was a bit worrying because it became a bit of a bunfight for a while.
Why, after all, would they wish to go and ride in an authentic Grade 1, the oldest established international race in America, when they could be at Ascot taking part in a synthetic bunfight that's all but meaningless.
With the Douglas name linked to both Lanark and Dumfries, somewhere like Moffat could have the Spartacus Bar, the Fatal Attraction nightclub and a wee baker's shop Bunfight At The OK Corral.