Brawl - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brɔːl|  American pronunciation of the word brawl
Brit.  |brɔːl|  British pronunciation of the word brawl


- an uproarious party (syn: bash, do)
- a noisy fight in a crowd (syn: free-for-all)


- to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively (syn: wrangle)


Fans were brawling in the streets after the game.

...the Wilsons were always loudly brawling, and the neighbors were always shutting their windows...

...they were thrown out of the party after starting a brawl...

...the student drama society's decision to put on the controversial play prompted a brawl at the school board meeting...

a drunken brawl in the street

Fans brawled outside the stadium.

A drunken brawl broke out at the bar.

...the forfeit for each baseball player involved in the brawl was $5,000...

he got a load on and started a brawl

Word forms

I/you/we/they: brawl
he/she/it: brawls
present participle: brawling
past tense: brawled
past participle: brawled
singular: brawl
plural: brawls
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