Definition of Dogfight in English :

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Dogfight meaning in English

Meaning of Dogfight in English

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Dogfight

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Noun

1. dogfight

a fiercely disputed contest

Example Sentences:
'their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them'
'a real dogfight for third place'
'a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract'

2. dogfight, hassle, rough-and-tumble, scuffle, tussle

disorderly fighting

3. dogfight

an aerial engagement between fighter planes

4. dogfight

a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)

Verb

5. dogfight

arrange for an illegal dogfight

6. dogfight

engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Dogfight

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noun
1. 
close quarters combat between fighter aircraft
2. 
any rough violent fight

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Dogfight

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noun
1. 
a rough, violent fight between, or as between, dogs
2.  Military
combat as between fighter planes at close quarters

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Dogfight

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n.
1.
a. A violent fight between or as if between dogs.
b. An illegal, organized fight between dogs, arranged for spectator entertainment and betting.
2. An aerial battle between fighter planes.
v. dog·fought, dog·fight·ing, dog·fights
v.intr.
1. To arrange illegal dogfights.
2. To engage in a dogfight.
v.tr.
To engage in a dogfight with.

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