verb (used without object)
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Origin of brawl
synonym study for brawl
OTHER WORDS FROM brawlbrawler, nounbrawly, adjectiveoutbrawl, verb (used with object)un·brawl·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for brawl
From it viewers of “60 Minutes” will learn that the polished, disciplined news program they see each Sunday night is — or was — a product of messy backroom brawls involving competing personalities and enormous egos with varying levels of talent.
In what felt like minutes, it turned into an all-out brawl involving scores of armed rioters.“I Don’t Trust the People Above Me”: Riot Squad Cops Open Up About Disastrous Response to Capitol Insurrection|by Joaquin Sapien and Joshua Kaplan|February 12, 2021|ProPublica
Amid a Reddit-inspired trading brawl that has roped in Elon Musk, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ted Cruz, Elizabeth Warren, Janet Yellen, and the Federal Reserve, the stock-trading app at the center of it all is debuting its first SuperBowl ad.Robinhood amps up its little guy image with a $5.5 million SuperBowl ad|Roya Wolverson|February 3, 2021|Quartz
Every fight felt like a bar brawl, which was fun much of the time, but just didn’t click as a core mechanic.
The first few rounds of the matchup were competitive, with Alvardo boxing the brawler from Siberia.Boxers, Be Brave and Quit Before Your Brain Turns to Mush|Gordon Marino|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Glenn Jacobs [the bald brawler known as Kane] was very vocal about his opinions.
Happily, however, she was only a common brawler or disturber of the peace, and therefore there was no cab.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
And though in no manner a brawler, a life of enterprise suited me mightily.In Search of Mademoiselle|George Gibbs
The brawler, whom we know as Cervantes, was expelled from the Cathedral with his companions, and order was restored.The Story of Seville|Walter M. Gallichan
Rover uttered a threatening howl, and pawed at the door as though desirous of inserting his teeth into the body of the brawler.The Gold Hunter's Adventures|William H. Thomes
The silent house began to disturb the peace of the town more than the most drunken brawler could have done.The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 11|Friedrich Spielhagen