Synonyms of altercation in English:


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1‘I had an altercation with the ticket collector’


argument, quarrel, squabble, fight, shouting match, contretemps, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissension, falling-out, dispute, disputation, contention, clash, acrimonious exchange, war of words, wrangle

Irish Australian North American donnybrook

informal tiff, set-to, run-in, spat, scrap, dust-up

British informal row, barney, slanging match, ding-dong, bust-up, bit of argy-bargy, ruck

British informal afters

Scottish informal rammy

North American informal rhubarb

archaic broil, miff

Scottish archaic threap, collieshangie