Entry from British & World English dictionary
A noisy disturbance or brawl.
- Such a procedure, one gathers, could easily start a bagarre all over again - perhaps right there in the courtroom.
- The ordinary, non-political bagarre is a vital part of French daily life.
- At last night's Almack's there was such a bagarre among them, that several ladies were obliged to wait for hours before the chaos was reduced to any order.
Late 19th century: French.
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