melee melee  /ˈmeɪ ˌleɪ/


  • (n) a noisy riotous fight



  1. The Manager of Don Bosco has accused their opponents for instigating the football pitch melee.
  2. Surprisingly no reports of the courtroom melee that left 3 witnesses grievously injured, appeared in the local media.


  1. Two Brockton men charged in melee near Providence nightclub

    Two Brockton men charged in melee near Providence nightclub
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Providence Journal

  2. Man in Sage Diner melee pleads guilty

    EASTVILLE — In an agreement with the Commonwealth, Pernell Mason, 23, of Exmore pleaded guilty to two counts of malicious wounding and one count of assault and battery for his part in the melee at the Exmore Sage Diner last September that left two men seriously wounded.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

  3. MLB hands down the suspensions for Tuesday night’s Dodgers-Diamondbacks melee

    The discipline has been handed down for the Dodgers-Diamondbacks melee on Tuesday night. Twelve different people were disciplined with eight being handed suspensions. The breakdown: Ian Kennedy gets a ten-game suspension; Eric Hinske gets a five-game suspension; J.P. Howell and Skip Schumaker each get two-game suspensions; Ronald Belisario gets a one-game suspension; Dodgers coach Mark…
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

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  1. "I thought the way that he fouled Andy was unnecessary, and I was trying to protect my teammate," Ilgauskas said. "After that, he grabbed me by the throat, the whole melee went down."
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Zydrunas Ilgauskas Source: USA Today

  2. "What was ...... that melee like last night? What was that like? You were right there," Letterman asked, referring to the Myrtle Beach, SC, debate.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: David Letterman Source:

  3. "I think this is certainly one of the craziest, in terms of media melee, that I've seen in awhile," said MSNBC host Rita Cosby.
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Rita Cosby Source: Washington Post

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