Synonyms for skirmish

Synonyms for (noun) skirmish

Synonyms: brush, clash, encounter, skirmish

Definition: a minor short-term fight

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 for (verb) skirmish

Synonyms: skirmish

Definition: engage in a skirmish

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