What are synonyms for fight?
What do you mean by fight?
Definition of fight 1a : to contend in battle or physical combat especially : to strive to overcome a person by blows or weapons The soldiers fought bravely. b : to engage in boxing He will fight for the heavyweight title next month. 2 : to put forth a determined effort They were fighting to stay awake. transitive verb.
How do you say fight in slang?
To-do, set to, scrap, stand-up fight, slugfest, free-for-all, punch-up, dust-up, fistfight, fisticuffs, shindig, mother of all battles, battle royal. The Irish use the word donnybrook, among others.
What do you call a small fight?
squabble Add to list Share. A squabble is a fight but not necessarily a serious one. When we squabble, we have a little argument, probably about something not too important. That’s a clue that a squabble is not the most serious kind of argument or fight. A loud, screaming fight would never be called a squabble.
What is a big fight called?
1 assault, battle, bear arms against, box, brawl, carry on war, clash, close, combat, come to blows, conflict, contend, cross swords, do battle, engage, engage in hostilities, exchange blows, feud, fight like Kilkenny cats, go to war, grapple, joust, lock horns, row, scrap (informal) spar, struggle, take the field.
What does will fight mean?
Will to fight is the disposition and decision to fight, to keep fighting, and to win.
What do British call a fight?
Another rather delightful and slightly archaic words in this list of British slang terms is ‘kerfuffle’. ‘Kerfuffle’ describes a skirmish or a fight or an argument caused by differing views. For example, ‘I had a right kerfuffle with my girlfriend this morning over politics.
What is slang for beat?
Banjax, banjo, cane, clobber, knock out, thrash, lam, lash, lick, scupper, smear, thump, tonk, wallop, whomp and whop.
What do you call a quick fight?
squabble Add to list Share. A squabble is a fight but not necessarily a serious one.