Fracas meaning

frākəs, frăkəs
A noisy fight or loud quarrel; brawl.
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The definition of a fracas is a noisy disturbance, fight or argument.

When your neighbors down the hall have a screaming match over who forgot to take out the garbage, this is an example of a fracas.

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A noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel.
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Origin of fracas

  • French from Italian fracasso from fracassare to make an uproar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French fracas, from Italian fracasso, from fracassare, from Latin infra- + Italian cassare, from Latin quassare.

    From Wiktionary