Definition of 'brawl'
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A brawl then erupted at full-time. The Sun (2016)There were fears of drunken brawls that could divert police from keeping the peace elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two men who got involved in the brawl were also held. The Sun (2009)It sparked a mass brawl with a dozen players becoming involved. The Sun (2006)The man with the key was involved in the brawl! The Sun (2007)But the goal sparked a mass brawl. The Sun (2012)Take the example of an employee who works in the accounts department and has been in a brawl outside a pub. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We won the game but right after the final whistle, a mass brawl erupted. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cops were called to a brawl over the last loaf in Gwent. The Sun (2013)That sparked the first brawl of the night... but not the last. The Sun (2010)The pair brawl at a party, then take matters outside into the swamp. The Sun (2010)The brawl erupted yesterday after a group of opposition MPs demanded that he be removed from office. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It sounded like a drunken brawl, like a wild party. The Sun (2012)The brawl erupted over a long-standing feud between the two. The Sun (2007)And he was caught up in a bar brawl last year while on a US hunting trip. The Sun (2009)In recent years in Britain there have been a few fighters who have lost it and have been involved in brawls outside of the ring. The Sun (2012)Our hero is concussed in a nightclub brawl the night before a big game and wakes up to find he's been transported back to the 70s. The Sun (2006)A FOOTIE star has been charged with grievous bodily harm over an alleged pub brawl. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'brawl'
British English: brawl NOUN
A brawl is a rough or violent fight.
He had been in a street brawl.
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