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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An uproarious brawl.

Usage examples (37)
  • He alleges that the "donnybrook", the insulting behaviour, was Mark Steyn's, for trying to get a debate going.
  • Unfortunately, I'm talking about a history of rowdiness (after all, we get the word "donnybrook" from the Irish).
  • The paranoia on both sides guaranteed a donnybrook.
  • This clash would be the beginning of a real donnybrook. for more
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