brawl

  • 1 Brawl — est un personnage fictif de la série Transformers: Génération 1 et du film Transformers Nom: Brawl Affiliation: Decepticans Sous Affiliation: Combaticans Protoform: Deceptican Arme: Mitrailleuse, Lance Roquette, Lance Missile, Canon laser Mode… …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 brawl — brawl·er; brawl·some; brawl; brawl·ing·ly; …

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  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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,… …

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  • 9 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

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

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 brawl — I UK [brɔːl] / US [brɔl] noun [countable] Word forms brawl : singular brawl plural brawls a noisy fight in a public place a drunken brawl II UK [brɔːl] / US [brɔl] verb [intransitive] Word forms brawl : present tense I/you/we/they brawl he/she/it …

    English dictionary

  • 13 brawl — brawl1 [ brɔl ] noun count a noisy fight in a public place: a drunken brawl brawl brawl 2 [ brɔl ] verb intransitive to fight in a noisy way, especially in a public place ╾ brawl|er noun count …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 brawl — {{11}}brawl (n.) The noun is mid 15c., from BRAWL (Cf. brawl) (v.). {{12}}brawl (v.) late 14c., braulen to cry out, scold, quarrel, probably related to Du. brallen to boast, or from Fr. brailler to shout noisily, frequentative of braire to bray… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 brawl — I. /brɔl / (say brawl) noun 1. a noisy quarrel; a squabble: *I had a sixth sense, well developed in many a family brawl, and this sixth sense told me now that Aunt Margaret was enjoying casting me back at my parents. –criena rohan, 1963. 2. a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 brawl´er — brawl1 «brl», noun, verb. –n. 1. a noisy and disorderly quarrel: »Whatever brawls disturb the street, There should be peace at home (Isaac Watts). SYNONYM(S): fracas, fray. 2. babble; clamor …

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  • 17 brawl — Synonyms and related words: Bedlam let loose, ado, affray, agitation, altercate, altercation, argument, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home, ball, battle, battle royal, be noisy, bedlam, bicker, bickering, blast, blood feud, bluster,… …

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  • 18 brawl — n. a barroom, drunken brawl * * * [brɔːl] drunken brawl a barroom …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 brawl — brawl1 [bro:l US bro:l] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from the sound of fighting] a noisy quarrel or fight among a group of people, especially in a public place ▪ a drunken brawl in the street brawl 2 brawl2 v to quarrel or fight in a noisy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 brawl — [[t]brɔ͟ːl[/t]] brawls, brawling, brawled 1) N COUNT A brawl is a rough or violent fight. He had been in a drunken street brawl. Syn: punch up 2) V RECIP If someone brawls, they fight in a very rough or violent way. [V with n] He was suspended… …

    English dictionary


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