Definitions for fracasˈfreɪ kəs, ˈfræk əs; Brit. ˈfræk ɑ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affray, altercation, fracas(noun)

    noisy quarrel


  1. fracas(Noun)

    A noisy disorderly quarrel, fight, brawl, disturbance or scrap.

  2. Origin: From fracas, from fracasso, from fracassare, from infra- + cassare, from quassare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fracas(verb)

    an uproar; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl

  2. 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.]

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