Synonyms for fracas
- battle royal
- mix up
Antonyms for fracas
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRACAS
The motley passengers were all sound asleep; no one had been disturbed by the fracas.
Were they safe on board, or were they captured or killed in the fracas?
I fell asleep and dreamed that I was in the fracas at the end of the mole.
They came, and each identified Arthur as the third party in the fracas.
As a matter of fact, there was the finest sort of a fracas afoot.
They had been watching the fracas, and understood it as little as we did.
But there were other consequences of that fracas as well, and I must get back to those.
That was one advantage in a fracas held in an area where there were plenty of facilities.
With any man who goes into a fracas with me, I like to be on close terms.
I'll bet this town is full of fracas buffs from as far as Philly.
1727, from French fracas (15c.), from Italian fracasso "uproar, crash," back-formation from fracassare "to smash, crash, break in pieces," from fra-, a shortening of Latin infra "below" + Italian cassare "to break," from Latin quassare "to shake" (see quash).