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brawl

 (brôl)
n.
1. A noisy quarrel or fight.
2. Slang A loud party.
intr.v. brawled, brawl·ing, brawls
To quarrel or fight noisily.

[Middle English braul, from braullen, to quarrel.]

brawl′er n.
brawl′ing·ly adv.
Synonyms: brawl, donnybrook, fracas, fray1, free-for-all, melee, scrap2, scrape, scuffle1
These nouns denote a noisy, disorderly, and often violent quarrel or fight: a barroom brawl; a vicious legal donnybrook; a fracas among prison inmates; eager for the fray; a free-for-all in the schoolyard; police plunging into the melee; a scrap between opposing players; a scrape that took place at the mall; a scuffle that broke out in the courtroom.

brawl

(brɔːl)
n
1. a loud disagreement or fight
2. slang US an uproarious party
vb (intr)
3. to quarrel or fight noisily; squabble
4. (esp of water) to flow noisily
[C14: probably related to Dutch brallen to boast, behave aggressively]
ˈbrawler n
ˈbrawling n, adj

brawl

(brɔːl)
n
(Dancing) a dance: the English version of the branle

brawl

(brɔl)
n.
1. a noisy fight or quarrel, esp. in a public place.
2. a bubbling or roaring noise; clamor.
3. Slang. a large, noisy party.
v.i.
4. to fight or quarrel angrily and noisily; wrangle.
5. to make a bubbling or roaring noise, as water flowing over a rocky bed.
[1350–1400; Middle English: to raise a clamor]
brawl′er, n.
brawl′y, adj.

brawl


Past participle: brawled
Gerund: brawling

Imperative
brawl
brawl
Present
I brawl
you brawl
he/she/it brawls
we brawl
you brawl
they brawl
Preterite
I brawled
you brawled
he/she/it brawled
we brawled
you brawled
they brawled
Present Continuous
I am brawling
you are brawling
he/she/it is brawling
we are brawling
you are brawling
they are brawling
Present Perfect
I have brawled
you have brawled
he/she/it has brawled
we have brawled
you have brawled
they have brawled
Past Continuous
I was brawling
you were brawling
he/she/it was brawling
we were brawling
you were brawling
they were brawling
Past Perfect
I had brawled
you had brawled
he/she/it had brawled
we had brawled
you had brawled
they had brawled
Future
I will brawl
you will brawl
he/she/it will brawl
we will brawl
you will brawl
they will brawl
Future Perfect
I will have brawled
you will have brawled
he/she/it will have brawled
we will have brawled
you will have brawled
they will have brawled
Future Continuous
I will be brawling
you will be brawling
he/she/it will be brawling
we will be brawling
you will be brawling
they will be brawling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brawling
you have been brawling
he/she/it has been brawling
we have been brawling
you have been brawling
they have been brawling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brawling
you will have been brawling
he/she/it will have been brawling
we will have been brawling
you will have been brawling
they will have been brawling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brawling
you had been brawling
he/she/it had been brawling
we had been brawling
you had been brawling
they had been brawling
Conditional
I would brawl
you would brawl
he/she/it would brawl
we would brawl
you would brawl
they would brawl
Past Conditional
I would have brawled
you would have brawled
he/she/it would have brawled
we would have brawled
you would have brawled
they would have brawled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brawl - an uproarious partybrawl - an uproarious party      
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
2.brawl - a noisy fight in a crowd
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"
Verb1.brawl - to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively; "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"
altercate, argufy, quarrel, scrap, dispute - have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"

brawl

noun
1. fight, battle, row (informal), clash, disorder, scrap (informal), fray, squabble, wrangle, skirmish, scuffle, punch-up (Brit. informal), free-for-all (informal), fracas, altercation, rumpus, broil, tumult, affray (Law), shindig (informal), donnybrook, ruckus (informal), scrimmage, shindy (informal), bagarre (French), melee or mêlée He had been in a drunken street brawl.
verb
1. fight, battle, scrap (informal), wrestle, wrangle, tussle, scuffle, go at it hammer and tongs, fight like Kilkenny cats, altercate Gangs of youths brawled in the street

brawl

noun
A quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior:
Informal: fracas.
Slang: rumble.
verb
To quarrel noisily:
Translations
شغب، شجاريتشاجر بضجيج، يتعارك
rvačkarvát se
skænderislagsmålslås
civakodiklármás veszekedés
áflogslást
kelti skandaląmuštismuštynės
rīkot tračusskandalētiesskandālstracis
arbedegürültülü patırtılı kavga etmekhırgüryumruk yumruğa kavga

brawl

[brɔːl]
A. Npelea f, reyerta f
B. VIpelear, pegarse

brawl

[ˈbrɔːl]
n [drunken] → rixe f, bagarre f
vise bagarrer

brawl

visich schlagen
nSchlägerei f

brawl

[brɔːl]
1. nrissa
2. viazzuffarsi

brawl

(broːl) noun
a noisy quarrel or physical fight. The police were called out to a brawl in the street.
verb
to fight noisily.
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