Associations to the word «Skirmish»


SKIRMISH, noun. (military) A brief battle between small groups, usually part of a longer or larger battle or war.
SKIRMISH, noun. (figuratively) By extension, any minor dispute.
SKIRMISH, noun. A type of outdoor military style game using paintball or similar weapons.
SKIRMISH, verb. To engage in a minor battle or dispute

Dictionary definition

SKIRMISH, noun. A minor short-term fight.
SKIRMISH, verb. Engage in a skirmish.

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