shouting match


shouting match
An argument or debate characterized by the loudness or intensity of the participants.

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  • shouting match — shouting matches N COUNT: oft N with/between n A shouting match is an angry quarrel in which people shout at each other. We had a real shouting match with each other …   English dictionary

  • shouting match — shouting .match n an angry argument in which people shout at each other …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shouting match — shouting ,match noun count a noisy argument …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shouting match — a loud, often abusive quarrel or argument. * * * noun, pl ⋯ matches [count] : a loud, angry argument in which people shout at each other He got into a shouting match with his neighbor. * * * ˈshouting match f80 [shouting match] noun an argument… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shouting match — A shouting match is an argument or debate characterized by the loud volume or intensity of the participants.Parliamentary proceduresLarge assemblies may easily degenerate into shouting matches as the participants raise their voices in order to be …   Wikipedia

  • shouting match — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms shouting match : singular shouting match plural shouting matches a noisy argument …   English dictionary

  • shouting match —    An argument or debate where people shout loudly at each other is called a shouting match.     The debate between the two politicians turned into a shouting match which spoiled the event for viewers …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • shouting match — a loud, often abusive quarrel or argument. * * * …   Universalium

  • shouting match — noun informal a loud quarrel …   English new terms dictionary

  • shouting match —  Loud, noisy argument …   American business jargon


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