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1. A fight between cats.
2. Informal A physical fight or angry argument between people, especially women.
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informal a fight between two women
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a dispute carried out with intense hostility and bitterness.
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cat-fight, cat fight [ˈkætfaɪt] n (between women)crêpage m de chignon
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References in classic literature ?
I fancy, also, that I must by this time have read the Odyssey, for the "Battle of the Frogs and Mice" was in the second volume, and it took me so much that I paid it the tribute of a bald imitation in a mock-heroic epic of a cat fight, studied from the cat fights in our back yard, with the wonted invocation to the Muse, and the machinery of partisan gods and goddesses.
Cat fight stepped up as Marsden couple are served with enforcement notice over 'eyesore' cat shed on front of their terraced home What harm is this doing?
Two Paisley mums fought a hair-pulling "cat fight" when they fell out over the children, a trial heard.
I absolutely loved the whole abolition of the monarchy thread, not only because it led to a leaders-style debate, and a cat fight - I love a good cat fight - between The Windsors' Camilla and Kate, but also the fantasy of the Royal Hunger Games as a way of getting rid of the minor royals.
This is why we were saying that the cat fight between Rihanna and Karrueche Tran never seems to end.
With their hair flying around, Kim and Kourtney are seen engaging in what can only be described as a cat fight.
With the Oscars just weeks away, all eyes now fall on this little industry taster at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden to see The Fighter's Christian Bale duke it out for the Best Supporting Actor gong, Miranda Richardson in a hair-pulling cat fight with Helena Bonham Carter for Best Supporting Actress, and the casts of True Grit and Black Swan bashing each other over the head with bottles of Cristal in order to get to the podium first and pick up the Best Film trophy.
Well, let us see the cat fight or should we call it a truce?
Derek, the largely ineffectual husband, leaves the women to sort it out among themselves in the most dignified way possible: a protracted cat fight complete with hair-pulling, kicks to the face and Beyonce promising, "I'm gonna wipe the floor with you - who's screaming now?" Us, as it turns out, with laughter..
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox presided over that cat fight.
"Cougar Cat Fight" in "The Outfitter" (January) says that the only rifles permitted for cougars in Washington are .22s.