free-for-all
noun Date: 1881 a competition, dispute, or fight open to all comers and usually with no rules ; brawl; also a chaotic situation resembling a free-for-all especially in lacking rules or structure <
the press conference deteriorated into a free-for-all
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free-for-all adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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