catfight

catfight
a) A fight between cats.

The caterwauling from the catfight in the back yard was awful; I couldnt get to sleep until it was over.

b) Acrimonious fighting or bickering, especially between females.

Nancy and Sheila got into a catfight when Nancys boyfriend cheated on her with Sheila.

Syn: hairpulling contest, scragfight

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