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stoush (staʊʃ Pronunciation for stoush (Australian) (New Zealand) (slang)

Definitions

verb

  1. (transitive) to hit or punch

noun

  1. fighting, violence, or a fight

Word Origin

C19: of uncertain origin

Example Sentences Including 'stoush'

But it turns out he'd narrowly avoided a heated stoush of his own.
The Australian (2004)
It's a brutal stoush with state governments inevitably claiming they have not received enough funding.
The Australian (2004)

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