September 17, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
free-for-all /ˈfriːfəˌrɑːl/ noun
free-for-all
/ˈfriːfəˌrɑːl/
noun

plural free–for–alls

A snowball fight that turned into a free-for-all
A snowball fight that turned into a free-for-all
Learner's definition of FREE-FOR-ALL

[count]

: an uncontrolled fight or competition that involves many people

  • A fight between two players quickly turned into a free-for-all involving all the players on both teams.

— often used figuratively to describe a wild and noisy disagreement

  • The press conference turned into a free-for-all.

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