brawl
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. to quarrel or fight noisily ; wrangle 2. to make a loud confused noise • brawler noun II. noun Date: 15th century 1. a noisy quarrel or fight 2. a loud tumultuous noise

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  • brawl — n Brawl, broil, fracas, melee, row, rumpus, scrap are comparable when meaning a noisy fight or quarrel. Brawl implies angry contentions, blows, and a noisy racket; it usually suggests participation by several persons {a family brawl that kept the …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • brawl — brawl·er; brawl·some; brawl; brawl·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • Brawl — Brawl, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Brawled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brawling}.] [OE. braulen to quarrel, boast, brallen to cry, make a noise; cf. LG. brallen to brag, MHG. pr?ulen, G. prahlen, F. brailler to cry, shout, Pr. brailar, braillar, W. bragal to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brawl — Brawl, n. A noisy quarrel; loud, angry contention; a wrangle; a tumult; as, a drunken brawl. [1913 Webster] His sports were hindered by the brawls. Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Noise; quarrel; uproar; row; tumult. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brawl — [n] nasty fight affray, altercation, argument, battle, battle royal*, bickering, broil, clash, disorder, dispute, donnybrook, duke out*, feud, fight, fracas, fray, free for all*, fuss, hassle, melee, quarrel, rhubarb*, riot, row, ruckus*, rumble* …   New thesaurus

  • brawl — ► NOUN ▪ a rough or noisy fight or quarrel. ► VERB ▪ take part in a brawl. DERIVATIVES brawler noun. ORIGIN perhaps imitative and related to BRAY(Cf. ↑bray) …   English terms dictionary

  • brawl — I noun altercation, brangle, breach of the peace, broil, commotion, deafening row, din, dispute, disturbance, embranglement, embroilment, feud, fight, fisticuffs, fracas, fray, hubbub, imbroglio, jangle, jurgium, mèlée, noisiness, outbreak,… …   Law dictionary

  • brawl — [brôl] vi. [ME braulen, to cry out, quarrel; prob. akin to Du brallen, to boast] 1. to quarrel or fight noisily 2. to flow noisily over rapids, falls, etc.: said of water n. 1. a rough, noisy quarrel or fight; row 2. Slang a noisy, drunken party… …   English World dictionary

  • brawl — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ drunken ▪ bar (AmE), barroom, pub (BrE), street ▪ mass ▪ all out (esp. BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Brawl — Brawling or Brawl can refer to: * Brawl, a large scale fist fight usually involving multiple participants, often taking place in bars *Brawling (legal definition), a rowdy argument on Church property *Bench clearing brawl, a large scale fight… …   Wikipedia

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