noun (plural fracases)
- A noisy disturbance or quarrel.More example sentences
- There were fights and fracas where I saw guns, knives, baseball bats and the rest, but nothing I couldn't handle.
- During the fracas, a single gun shot was fired leaving a 24-year-old man wounded..
- Fowler also suffered a suspected broken nose in April 1999 during a fracas outside a Liverpool hotel.
early 18th century: French, from fracasser, from Italian fracassare 'make an uproar'.