Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun run-in

1 sense of run-in

Sense 1
quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup -- (an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words")
       => dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict -- (a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats")

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