General English

  • noun a fight, especially between people who are not soldiers
  • noun an argument or disagreement
  • noun a game or competition between two teams or two players
  • noun an occasion when two things you want to do are happening at the same time
  • noun the shock of two colours seen close together
  • noun a loud noise of metal things hitting each other
  • verb to argue violently
  • verb to happen at the same time as something else
  • verb to shock when put side by side
  • verb to bang things together making a loud noise


  • noun a small engagement (usually indecisive)