Crossword Clue & Answers
2 April 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword
We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Fighting', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.
We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.
We have given Fighting a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Fighting as an answer itself some 33 times.
Fighting is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 with the answer being WAR, we also found WAR to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - 7 Apr 2021
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - 25 Dec 2020
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - 3 Dec 2020
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - 17 Nov 2020
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - 24 Aug 2020
- The Guardian Quick - 12 May 2020
- The New York Times Crossword - 22 Mar 2019
- The New York Times Crossword - 30 Dec 2018
Definitions and usage
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- The act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
- Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"
The waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
A person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.); "the antis smelled victory after a long battle"
Make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
The Celtic language of Ireland
A small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left"
Chemical agent capable of activity
In disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
An engagement fought between two military forces
Bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension
Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
Not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally; "hostile naval and air forces"
An open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
The state of being inactive
Characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies"
Engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity; "a financially struggling theater"; "struggling artists"
Fighting; acts of overt warfare; "the outbreak of hostilities"
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