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falling-out

[faw-ling-out] /ˈfɔ lɪŋˈaʊt/
noun, plural fallings-out, falling-outs.
1.
a quarrel or estrangement between persons formerly in close association with one another.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; nominalization of verb phrase fall out; see -ing1
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Examples from the web for falling-out
  • Her husband had a falling-out with a comrade, and a duel impended.
  • It had not yet come to a falling-out, but it had become less pleasant.
Slang definitions & phrases for falling-out

falling-out

noun

A disagreement: falling-out over the basketball coach


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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