Definition of Free-for-all

1. Noun. A noisy fight in a crowd.

Exact synonyms: Brawl
Generic synonyms: Combat, Fight, Fighting, Scrap
Derivative terms: Brawl



Definition of Free-for-all

1. Noun. (idiomatic) Chaos; a chaotic situation lacking rules or control. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Free-for-all

fredaines
fredrikssonite
free
free, white, and twenty-one
free-and-easy
free-base
free-central
free-diver
free-diving
free-enterprise(a)
free-fall
free-fire
free-floating anxiety
free-flowing
free-for-all (current term)
free-form
free-hand knife
free-hearted
free-heel skiing
free-lance
free-liver
free-livers
free-living
free-living organism
free-market
free-marketeer
free-marketeers
free-milling
free-range

Literary usage of Free-for-all

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1. The Works of the Reverend John Wesley, A.M. by John Wesley (1840)
"But is it free FOR ALL, as well as IN ALL ? To this some have answered, " No : it is free only for those whom God hath ordained to life ; and they are but a ..."

2. Orations of British Orators: Including Biographical and Critical Sketches edited by Richard Garnett (1899)
"But is it free for all, as well as in all? To this some have answered, " No; it is free only for those whom God hath ordained to life; and they are but a ..."

3. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Ed. Under the Authority of the by Ezra Stiles (1901)
"Whether the navig" of the Mississippi River ought to be open & free for all nations ? Sen". Writ* Letters to London. 13. I made the Appointments in the ..."

4. A History of Methodism: Comprising a View of the Rise of this Revival of by Holland Nimmons McTyeire (1888)
"The preacher begins by saying the grace or love of God, whence cometh our salvation, is free in all, and free for all: First, it is free in all to whom it ..."

5. Annals of Salem by Joseph Barlow Felt (1849)
"Their rich and extensive collection, arranged to please the eye and instruct the mind, has been continually free for all, properly introduced. ..."

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