infighting

infighting
infighting infighting n. [in- + fighting.] 1. contention among members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders), sometimes of a bitter, intense, or prolonged character.

Note: [Such infighting may lead to {factionalism}.] PJC]

2. fighting, such as boxing, at close quarters. [PJC]

3. rough-and-tumble, free-for-all fighting. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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