dustup

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dust +‎ up

Noun[edit]

dustup (plural dustups)

  1. (informal) A scuffle or fight.
  2. (informal, by extension) An argument or dispute.

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  • 2005, Seattle Times, 21 June,
    The incident followed other dustups between the two parties over the conduct of the war on terrorism.

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