Definition of 'scuffle'
Example sentences containing 'scuffle'
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Some protesters continued to light fires and scuffle with police early yesterday. The Sun (2013)People say there are drunks staggering around at midday but we've only had one minor scuffle. The Sun (2014)If the punishment for what appears to be a minor scuffle seems excessive, then clearly context is important. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'scuffle'
Used Occasionally. scuffle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'scuffle'
British English: scuffle NOUN
A scuffle is a short, disorganized fight or struggle.
Violent scuffles broke out between rival groups.
Definition of scuffle from the Collins English Dictionary
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