What does brawl mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bash, do, brawl(noun)

    an uproarious party

  2. brawl, free-for-all(verb)

    a noisy fight in a crowd

  3. brawl, wrangle(verb)

    to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively

    "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"


  1. brawl(Noun)

    A fight, usually with a huge amount of people involved.

  2. brawl(Verb)

    To engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel.

  3. Origin: brall "brawl, squabble" from brallen "to clamour, boast, quarrel". Compare pralen "to boast, flaunt" ( prahlen "to vaunt, boast, flaunt"), brallen "to brag", brallen "to boast", bralle "chatter, jabber".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brawl(verb)

    to quarrel noisily and outrageously

  2. Brawl(verb)

    to complain loudly; to scold

  3. Brawl(verb)

    to make a loud confused noise, as the water of a rapid stream running over stones

  4. Brawl(noun)

    a noisy quarrel; loud, angry contention; a wrangle; a tumult; as, a drunken brawl


  1. Brawl

    Brawl is a real-time card game designed by James Ernest and released in 1999 by Cheapass Games. There is an iPhone and iPad version available on the Apple App Store.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brawl

    brawl, n. a noisy quarrel.—v.i. to quarrel noisily: to murmur or gurgle.—n. Brawl′ing, the act of quarrelling noisily.—adj. quarrelsome: noisy. [M. E. brallen, of doubtful origin; prob. cog. with Dut. brallen, Ger. prahlen, to boast.]

  2. Brawl

    brawl, n. a kind of French dance. [Fr. braule.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brawl in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brawl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of brawl in a Sentence

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    I was fired in a boardroom brawl. And you know why?

  2. Carly Fiorina:

    I’ve been very transparent about the fact that I was fired in a boardroom brawl at Hewlett-Packard, it’s not unfair at all to question that. What’s unfair is when people gloss over the facts.

  3. Jonathan Turley:

    This is not another political bar brawl, in the Russia investigation, the president followed his signature style in attacking the special counsel and many of the witnesses. ... If the Trump team adopts the same approach for impeachment, it will put already endangered Republican senators in greater peril.

Images & Illustrations of brawl

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  • шумна кавга, меле, уличен скандал, бой, карам сеBulgarian
  • prát se, rvačka, rvát seCzech
  • raufen, RaufereiGerman
  • reyerto, pelea, trifulca, reyerta, broncaSpanish
  • دعوا کردن, درگیریPersian
  • rähistä, räyhätä, tappelu, nujakka, rähinä, nujakoidaFinnish
  • bagarre, se bagarrer, rixe, bastonFrench
  • bunyóHungarian
  • tumulto, disputacharIdo
  • bardagi, berjast, fljúgast á, áflog, slagsmál, slástIcelandic
  • litigata, brigare, combattimento, baruffa, zuffa, combattere, litigare, baruffare, accapigliarsi, lotta, rissa, battaglia, lottare, litigioItalian
  • 乱闘, 喧嘩Japanese
  • bijatyka, burdaPolish
  • confronto, lutar, rixa, briga, brigarPortuguese
  • încăierare, ceartăRomanian
  • драка, потасовкаRussian
  • slåss, slagsmålSwedish

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