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  Definition of fighting
  1. the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
  2. disposed to loud disagreements and fighting
  3. engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"
Similar Words: fight, combat, scrap, brawling, belligerent, militant, war-ridden, warring

 

Hyponyms: gunfight, gunplay, shootout, brush, clash, encounter, skirmish, dogfight, fencing, in-fighting, set-to, shock, impact, hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfingt, rough-and-tumble, duel, affaire d'honneur, fistfight, fisticuffs, slugfest, battering, banging, beating, whipping, affray, disturbance, fray, ruffle, brawl, free-for-all, knife fight, snickersnee, cut-and-thrust, rumble, gang fight

 

Derivational Morphology: quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate, battle, combat, fight, struggle

 

 
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