war of words


war of words
A heated and bad-tempered exchange of inflammatory statements.

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  • war of words — noun singular an occasion when people or organizations criticize each other or argue in public: A debate on the causes of global warming has turned into a bitter war of words …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • war of words — A war of words is a bitter argument between people or organisations, etc …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • war of words — index argument (contention), contest (dispute), fight (argument) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • war of words — n [singular] a public argument between politicians etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • War of Words — Infobox Album Name = War of Words Type = studio Artist = Fight Released = September 14, 1993 Recorded = Genre = Heavy metal/Groove metal Length = 59:26 Label = Epic Producer = Reviews =*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • war of words —    A war of words is a bitter argument between people or organisations, etc.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • war of words — UK / US noun [singular] an occasion when people or organizations criticize each other or argue in public A debate on the causes of global warming has turned into a bitter war of words …   English dictionary

  • war of words — Contention, controversy, dispute, wrangle, altercation, discussion, debate, disputation …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • war of words — noun (C) a public argument between politicians etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • war of words — …   Useful english dictionary