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Noun: scuffle  skú-ful
  1. Disorderly fighting
    - hassle [informal], tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble
  2. A hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
    - scuffle hoe, Dutch hoe
  3. An unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    - scramble
Verb: scuffle  skú-ful
  1. Walk by dragging one's feet
    "he scuffled out of the room";
    - shuffle, shamble
  2. Fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters
    "the drunken men started to scuffle";
    - tussle, stoush [Austral, NZ, informal], brawl

Derived forms: scuffled, scuffles, scuffling

Type of: battle, combat, fight, fighting, hoe, scrap, struggle, walk

Encyclopedia: Scuffle