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af·fray

 (ə-frā′)
n.
A noisy quarrel or brawl.
tr.v. af·frayed, af·fray·ing, af·frays Archaic
To frighten.

[Middle English, from Old French effrei, esfrei, from esfraier, esfreer, to disturb; see prī- in Indo-European roots.]
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affray

(əˈfreɪ)
n
(Law) law a fight, noisy quarrel, or disturbance between two or more persons in a public place
vb
(tr) archaic to frighten
[C14: via Old French from Vulgar Latin exfridāre (unattested) to break the peace; compare German Friede peace]
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af•fray

(əˈfreɪ)

n.
1. a public fight; a noisy quarrel; brawl.
v.t.
2. Archaic. to frighten.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French afrayer]
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affray


Past participle: affrayed
Gerund: affraying

Imperative
affray
affray
Present
I affray
you affray
he/she/it affrays
we affray
you affray
they affray
Preterite
I affrayed
you affrayed
he/she/it affrayed
we affrayed
you affrayed
they affrayed
Present Continuous
I am affraying
you are affraying
he/she/it is affraying
we are affraying
you are affraying
they are affraying
Present Perfect
I have affrayed
you have affrayed
he/she/it has affrayed
we have affrayed
you have affrayed
they have affrayed
Past Continuous
I was affraying
you were affraying
he/she/it was affraying
we were affraying
you were affraying
they were affraying
Past Perfect
I had affrayed
you had affrayed
he/she/it had affrayed
we had affrayed
you had affrayed
they had affrayed
Future
I will affray
you will affray
he/she/it will affray
we will affray
you will affray
they will affray
Future Perfect
I will have affrayed
you will have affrayed
he/she/it will have affrayed
we will have affrayed
you will have affrayed
they will have affrayed
Future Continuous
I will be affraying
you will be affraying
he/she/it will be affraying
we will be affraying
you will be affraying
they will be affraying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been affraying
you have been affraying
he/she/it has been affraying
we have been affraying
you have been affraying
they have been affraying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been affraying
you will have been affraying
he/she/it will have been affraying
we will have been affraying
you will have been affraying
they will have been affraying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been affraying
you had been affraying
he/she/it had been affraying
we had been affraying
you had been affraying
they had been affraying
Conditional
I would affray
you would affray
he/she/it would affray
we would affray
you would affray
they would affray
Past Conditional
I would have affrayed
you would have affrayed
he/she/it would have affrayed
we would have affrayed
you would have affrayed
they would have affrayed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.affray - noisy quarrelaffray - noisy quarrel        
dustup, quarrel, run-in, wrangle, row, words - an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
batrachomyomachia - a silly altercation
2.affray - a noisy fightaffray - a noisy fight        
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
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affray

noun fight, mêlée, contest, set-to (informal), encounter, outbreak of violence, scrap, disturbance, feud, quarrel, brawl, skirmish, scuffle, free-for-all (informal), fracas, dogfight, tumult, shindig (informal), scrimmage, shindy (informal), bagarre (French) He caused an affray at a pub.
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affray

noun
A quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior:
Informal: fracas.
Slang: rumble.
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Translations

affray

[əˈfreɪ] N (frm) → refriega f, reyerta f
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affray

[əˈfreɪ] n (British) (LAW)échauffourée f, rixe f
He was charged with causing an affray → On l'a accusé d'avoir provoqué une rixe.
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affray

n (esp Jur) → Schlägerei f
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affray

[əˈfreɪ] n (Law) → rissa
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