Synonyms for (noun) scuffle

Synonyms: scuffle, scramble

Definition: an unceremonious and disorganized struggle

Similar words: struggle, battle

Definition: an energetic attempt to achieve something

Usage: getting through the crowd was a real struggle; he fought a battle for recognition


Synonyms: hassle, rough-and-tumble, scuffle, dogfight, tussle

Definition: disorderly fighting

Similar words: scrap, combat, fight, fighting

Definition: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

Usage: a fight broke out at the hockey game; there was fighting in the streets; the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap


Synonyms: scuffle, scuffle hoe, Dutch hoe

Definition: a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling

Similar words: hoe

Definition: a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

Synonyms for (verb) scuffle

Synonyms: scuffle, tussle

Definition: fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

Usage: the drunken men started to scuffle

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle

Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country


Synonyms: scuffle, shamble, shuffle

Definition: walk by dragging one's feet

Usage: he shuffled out of the room; We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

Similar words: walk

Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet