bun-fight


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Noun1.bun-fight - (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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But with one team due to go down, and just nine matches remaining, it is set to be a bun-fight in a bid to stay up.
COMIC Dawn French got in a bun-fight on Twitter over whether to put cream or jam first on a cream tea.
I didn't feel that a rehearsal room full of plastic chairs really had the same vibe, despite a half-hearted bun-fight to signal audience rowdiness.
The current Tory bun-fight will end up installing a new Prime Minister so it matters hugely which of these women wins on September 9.
Pulis's challenge is to make sure Albion don't get sucked into a bun-fight. West Brom are taking their biggest travelling support for seven years to St Andrew's and every one of them will demand an up-tempo display befitting both a cup tie and a derby match.
And ITV's historically rudderless, thespians-inwigs bun-fight The Great Fire, which included the implausible lines: "They says there's a fire in Pudding Lane, Pepys," and, "You will regret this."
Meanwhile, Anna and Sally's rival garden parties turn into an actual bun-fight.
The Tories have always been one bun-fight away from implosion on Europe, and, when you mix in the Lib-Dems as coalition partners, it's possible the current disquiet was always going to happen at some point.
The big players The new cinema complex, when it opens, is bound to be a great pull for Marina's residents and if you live in that area, and have had to endure the bun-fight that is Spinneys on the way home from work, then the long-anticipated Waitrose is also in business.
After months of being unable to make even the slightest change to their squads, managers now find themselves drawn into an annual bun-fight for whatever players may be on the market.
"It was a bun-fight, but we learned and thought more about the type of fixture we wanted, and its length of tenure.
My night had started in Glasgow's Eurasia Restaurant where the effervescent James Mortimer had laid on a corporate VIP bun-fight with top chef Ferrier Richardson.