Synonyms for Scuffle:


running battle, fist fight, fighting, brawl. wrestle, grapple, tangle with, face off, square off, duke, touch. scuff, splash, bang, groan, crunch, screech, move, crash around, thunder, rattle, clatter. scrap, rumble, fisticuffs, fistfight. fight (noun)
brawl, tussle, shuffle, strife, scrap.
fistfight (noun)
scuffle (noun)
shuffle, hassle, scramble, shamble, scuffle hoe, tussle, Dutch Hoe, rough-and-tumble.
struggle (noun)
warfare (noun)
war, jihad, conflict, engagement, crusade, fight, combat, hostility, tussle, warpath, guerre, bloodshed, warfare, aggression, battle, contest, offensive, campaign, scramble, drive, struggle.


battle (verb)
fight (verb)
wrestle, grapple, struggle.
motion (verb)
shamble, shuffle.

Other synonyms:

fist fight, tangle with, fistfight, brawl. rumble, fisticuffs, square off, running battle, scuff, fighting. duke, face off. grapple. scrap. grapple
Other relevant words:
scrap, rough-and-tumble, fighting, duke, rumble, grapple, brawl, fistfight, fisticuffs, Dutch Hoe, wrestle, shuffle, strife, shamble, scuff, hassle.

Usage examples for scuffle

  1. She must take part in the scuffle and she couldn't. – Muslin by George Moore
  2. They stood by the rail, staring at the purple shore, when they were startled by a shot below, the sound of a scuffle and as they turned a man raced past, leaped the rail and was swallowed by the sea. – The Boy Scouts on a Submarine by Captain John Blaine
  3. Here and there a wounded man or woman was staggering or crawling away; and close beside me a woman was sitting, like a statue of despair, with her back against the wall, and something lying prone across her knees- the little mangled body of the boy who had been killed in the first scuffle that Marie Levinska had provoked. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside