fallings-out

falling-out

[faw-ling-out]
noun, plural fallings-out, falling-outs.
a quarrel or estrangement between persons formerly in close association with one another.

Origin:
1560–70; nominalization of verb phrase fall out; see -ing1

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falling-out definition


  1. n.
    a disagreement. : Tom and Bill had a little falling-out.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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