Synonyms for tussle

Synonyms for (noun) tussle

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 for (verb) tussle

Synonyms: muss, tussle

Definition: make messy or untidy

Usage: the child mussed up my hair

Similar words: disarrange

Definition: destroy the arrangement or order of

Usage: My son disarranged the papers on my desk

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

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