A sudden outburst of something, especially violence or hostility: a flare-up between the two countries
More example sentences
- It may just settle into endemic violence, with occasional flare-ups.
- Earlier this year, in a flare-up of violence, 28 people were killed and 870 injured.
- You know, admittedly there was a flare-up of some violence at one of the multicultural days.
Definition of flare-up in:
- The US English dictionary