brawl brawl  /b ˈrɔl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a noisy fight in a crowd
  2. (v) to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
  3. (n) an uproarious party

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Usage(s):

  1. In Fatal Femmes Fighting, women athletes are looking for a good brawl and a better paydayPhotographs for PTI by Robert Gallagher.
  2. The riot was touched off when police aggressively blocked a protest over the death of two Uighurs during a June factory brawl in the coastal Guangdong province.
  3. A public brawl with Universal Studios resulted in the film's liberation.

News

  1. Dodgers, Diamondbacks Brawl: Zack Greinke Hit By Pitch, Massive Fight Erupts (VIDEO/GIF/PHOTOS)

    A brawl erupted between the Dodgers and the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night that was notable both for its ferocity as well as for the names of the former MLB All-Stars who were involved.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Dodgers, Diamondbacks brawl after Zack Greinke is beaned

    Yasiel Puig and Mark McGwire from the Dodgers, and Turner Ward from Arizona are ejected following a bench-clearing brawl in the bottom of the seventh inning. Yasiel Puig and Mark McGwire from the Dodgers, and Turner Ward from Arizona are ejected following a bench-clearing brawl in the bottom of the seventh inning.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Brawl, Five Ejections in Dodgers-Diamondbacks Game

    In a game highlighted by a heated brawl in the seventh inning that involved both players and coaches, Tim Federowicz hit a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers rally for 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KOLO 8 Reno

Quotes

  1. "Rick Mahorn is known as a peacemaker, from even the brawl we had here with Indiana," Detroit coach Bill Laimbeer said. "He went out there to get people off the pile, and to get people to stop the confrontation. That's who he is, that's what...
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Bill Laimbeer Source: USA Today

  2. "If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun," Obama said. "Because from what I understand folks in Philly like a good brawl. I've seen Eagles fans."
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Hot Air (blog)

  3. "It was like an all-out brawl," Jackson said. "I started seeing more and more faces I didn't know."
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Stephen Jackson Source: ESPN

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