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dogfight

 
Noun dogfight has 3 senses
  1. dogfight - a fiercly disputed contest; "their rancor dated from a political dogfight between them"; "a real dogfight for third place"; "a prolonged dogfight over their rival bids for the contract"
    --1 is a kind of
    contest, competition
  2. dogfight - an aerial engagement between fighter planes
    --2 is a kind of
    battle, conflict, fight, engagement
    Derived form: verb dogfight2
  3. dogfight - a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)
    --3 is a kind of
    fight, fighting, combat, scrap
    Derived forms: verb dogfight1, verb dogfight2
Verb dogfight has 2 senses
  1. dogfight - arrange for an illegal dogfight
    --1 is one way to
    stage, bring about, arrange
    Derived form: noun dogfight3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. dogfight - engage in an aerial battle with another fighter plane
    --2 is one way to
    battle, combat
    Derived forms: noun dogfight3, noun dogfight2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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