verb (used without object)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of skirmish
synonym study for skirmish
OTHER WORDS FROM skirmishskir·mish·er, nounoutskirmish, verb (used with object)
Words nearby skirmish
Example sentences from the Web for skirmish
More broadly, however, this skirmish also shows the growing importance of visual disinformation as a political tool.
There have been skirmishes in courts across the country in recent years over whether employers can require workers to get a flu shot.Can your boss make you get a COVID vaccine? Probably|Jeff|November 29, 2020|Fortune
Reinoehl shot Danielson near the end of that Saturday of street skirmishes between antifascists and right-wingers.New Eyewitness Accounts: Feds Didn’t Identify Themselves Before Opening Fire on Portland Antifa Suspect|by Bryan Denson for ProPublica and Conrad Wilson, Oregon Public Broadcasting|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
These early skirmishes will determine whether DeFi can live up to its aspirational potential as an alternative, open source financial system.Is the SushiSwap saga a preview of a new wave of crypto chaos?|dzanemorris|September 9, 2020|Fortune
After multiple skirmishes between Apple and developers, regulators have started playing closer attention.Why Apple let WordPress walk but continues to fight Fortnite’s Epic Games|rhhackettfortune|August 25, 2020|Fortune
And earlier that day, the 43-year-old had earned the précis, breaking up a skirmish by the Staten Island Ferry.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As we hear in Mark 15:7, he was apparently an insurrectionist, an anti-Roman revolutionary, and had killed someone in a skirmish.The Barabbas Theory of Voting: Bible Story Shows Tough Choices for Midterms|Jay Parini|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A half-an-hour earlier they had been caught in the middle of a mortar barrage in a skirmish with separatists.
That is a high death toll for Hezbollah in a skirmish inside Lebanon on its home territory.
The brief skirmish between Hamas and Israel in 2012 also ended with Hamas still in place.
As they neared Paris, they heard firing, and became aware a slight skirmish was in progress.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
He was a mere boy, who, in a rash skirmish with some of our hussars, was wounded severely and taken prisoner.
A couple of miles out of the town, in the neighbourhood of La Paz, the entrenched enemy was routed after a slight skirmish.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The post-office strike has already shown us what deplorable disasters even a skirmish can bring about.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
First, though, I'd like to present you a decoration to commemorate your part in this skirmish, Wes.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang