A noisy disturbance or brawl.
More 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.
late 19th century: French.