Synonyms of contretemps in English:

contretemps


See definition of contretemps

noun

1‘her little contretemps with Terry’

SYNONYMS

argument, quarrel, squabble, altercation, clash, fight

disagreement, difference of opinion, dispute, dissension

informal tiff, set-to, run-in, spat

British informal row, barney

British informal afters

Scottish informal rammy

2‘there was one last contretemps before the end of the night’

SYNONYMS

mishap, misadventure, accident, mischance, unfortunate occurrence, awkward moment

problem, difficulty