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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. a fiercely disputed contest;
- Example: "their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them"
- Example: "a real dogfight for third place"
- Example: "a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract"

2. disorderly fighting;
[syn: hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble]

3. an aerial engagement between fighter planes;

4. a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling);


VERB (2)

1. arrange for an illegal dogfight;

2. engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane;


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dogfight n 1: a fiercely disputed contest; "their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them"; "a real dogfight for third place"; "a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract" 2: disorderly fighting [syn: hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble] 3: an aerial engagement between fighter planes 4: a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling) v 1: arrange for an illegal dogfight 2: engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane