Synonyms of scuffle in English:


See US English definition of scuffle

See UK English definition of scuffle

See Spanish definition of refriega


1‘there was a scuffle outside the pub’

fight, struggle, tussle, brawl, fracas, rumpus, melee, free-for-all, rough and tumble, scrimmage, disturbance, brouhaha, commotion
Irish, North American, Australian donnybrook
dated affray
informal scrap, dust-up, punch-up, set-to, shindy
British informal afters
North American informal roughhouse


1‘tempers flared as the supporters scuffled with other passengers’

fight, struggle, tussle, exchange blows, come to blows, brawl, grapple, clash, scrimmage
informal scrap, have a dust-up, have a punch-up, have a set-to
North American informal roughhouse