Synonyms for scuffle
|Grammar : Noun, verb|
|Spell : skuhf-uhl|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈskʌf əl|
Top 10 synonyms for scuffle Other synonyms for the word scuffle
Définition of scuffleOrigin :
- "to push or fight in a disorderly manner," 1570s, probably a frequentative form of scuff, of Scandinavian origin. Related: Scuffled; scuffling. As a noun c.1600, from the verb.
- noun fight
- verb fight
- One of my men, who had been wounded in the scuffle, had his hand all bloody.
- Extract from : « The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete » by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
- Courage educated into them at Eton or Rugby, in many a fight and 289 scuffle.
- Extract from : « An Orkney Maid » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
- The Admiral's Secretary entered, and saw the scuffle from afar.
- Extract from : « Soldiers Three, Part II. » by Rudyard Kipling
- In the scuffle Luna was knocked down and shot several times.
- Extract from : « The Philippine Islands » by John Foreman
- He heard a scuffle of feet and she was pulled from the window.
- Extract from : « Spring Street » by James H. Richardson
- But if you hear anything like a scuffle, you must come when you recognize my voice.
- Extract from : « Paul Patoff » by F. Marion Crawford
- He had not, in all the scuffle, drawn a single drop of blood from me.
- Extract from : « My Bondage and My Freedom » by Frederick Douglass
- I was conscious of the sound of a scuffle somewhere forward.
- Extract from : « The Lady and the Pirate » by Emerson Hough
- There was a clatter of arms, followed by the scuffle of feet.
- Extract from : « Millennium » by Everett B. Cole
- She told about her mother's defiance, about the scuffle, about the firing of the shot.
- Extract from : « Lady Bountiful » by George A. Birmingham
Antonyms for scuffle
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