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bagarre

Line breaks: ba|garre
Pronunciation: /baˈɡɑː
 
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Definition of bagarre in English:

noun

rare
A noisy disturbance or brawl.
Example sentences
  • He was in the thick of the bagarres in the Latin Quarter where he noted the viciousness of the French police.
  • In one of the walls was a hole, made, one might guess, in the heat of a bagarre.
  • 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.

Origin

late 19th century: French.

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