AskDefine | Define dustup

Dictionary Definition

dustup n : an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words" [syn: quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in]

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English

Noun

  1. A scuffle or fight
  2. In the context of "by extension": An argument or dispute

Quotations

  • "The incident followed other dustups between the two parties over the conduct of the war on terrorism." - The Seattle Times, Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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