Definition of Brawl

1. Noun. An uproarious party.

Exact synonyms: Bash, Do
Generic synonyms: Party



2. Verb. To quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively. "Sam and Sue brawl"; "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"
Exact synonyms: Wrangle
Generic synonyms: Altercate, Argufy, Dispute, Quarrel, Scrap
Derivative terms: Brawler, Wrangle, Wrangler, Wrangling

3. Noun. A noisy fight in a crowd.
Exact synonyms: Free-for-all
Generic synonyms: Combat, Fight, Fighting, Scrap

Definition of Brawl

1. v. i. To quarrel noisily and outrageously.

2. n. A noisy quarrel; loud, angry contention; a wrangle; a tumult; as, a drunken brawl.

Definition of Brawl

1. Noun. A fight, usually with a huge amount of people involved. ¹

2. Verb. To engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brawl

1. to fight [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: fight

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brawl

braving
bravingly
bravings
bravissimo
bravo
bravoed
bravoes
bravoing
bravos
bravura
bravuras
bravure
braw
brawer
brawest
brawl (current term)
brawled
brawler
brawlers
brawlie
brawlier
brawliest
brawling
brawlingly
brawlings
brawls
brawly
brawn
brawned
brawnedness

Literary usage of Brawl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"brawl. A kind of dance; spelt bransle by some authors : being from branle, ... There is the figure of a brawl set down in the Malcontent, iv, ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"2. contend, differ, disagree, altercate; spec, quarrel, bicker, brabble (archaic), brawl, jangle, wrangle, jar, flite or flyte (archaic or dial. ..."

3. Two Months in the Highlands, Orcadia, and Skye by Charles Richard Weld (1860)
"brawl Castle. — Description of the Building. — Old brawl. — Curious Rooms. ... My Companions at brawl.—Our Piper. — Domestic Troubles.—Halkirk Postmaster. ..."

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