Definitions for FRACASˈfreɪ kəs, ˈfræk əs; Brit. ˈfræk ɑ
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affray, altercation, fracas(noun)
A noisy disorderly quarrel, fight, brawl, disturbance or scrap.
Origin: From fracas, from fracasso, from fracassare, from infra- + cassare, from quassare.
an uproar; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl
Origin: [F., crash, din, tumult, It. fracasso, fr. fracassare to break in pieces, perh. fr. fra within, among (L. infra) + cassare to annul, cashier. Cf. Cashier, v. t.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It seemed to take many by surprise during the recent fracas over iron ore pricing that China was negotiating directly with Brazilian iron ore giant Vale to build alternative supply.
Emwazi was never tortured in Tanzania, in fact, (he and his friends) caused a fracas at the airport after being told they were prohibited from entering the country due to the presence of an immigration stop order against their entry.
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