battle royalbattle royal
- a fight or bout involving several or many contestants; free-for-all
- a long, bitterly fought battle
- a heated dispute
nounpl. battles royal
- An intense altercation.
- A battle involving many combatants.
- A fight to the finish.
Origin of battle royalbattle + royal, grand in scale.
(plural battles royal or battle royals)
- Alternative spelling of battle royal.