Synonyms of dogfight


1. dogfight, contest, competition

usage: a fiercely disputed contest; "their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them"; "a real dogfight for third place"; "a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract"

2. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble, fight, fighting, combat, scrap

usage: disorderly fighting

3. dogfight, battle, conflict, fight, engagement

usage: an aerial engagement between fighter planes

4. dogfight, fight, fighting, combat, scrap

usage: a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)


1. dogfight, stage, arrange

usage: arrange for an illegal dogfight

2. dogfight, battle, combat

usage: engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane

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