from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel; a brawl. See Synonyms at brawl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A noisy disorderly quarrel, fight, brawl, disturbance or scrap.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An uproar; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disorderly noise or uproar; a brawl or noisy quarrel; a disturbance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. noisy quarrel
French, from Italian fracasso, from fracassare, to make an uproar.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French fracas, from Italian fracasso, from fracassare, from Latin infra- + Italian cassare, from Latin quassare. (Wiktionary)