Definition of fray noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fray

 noun
noun
NAmE//freɪ//
 
the fray[singular]
 
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a fight, a competition, or an argument, especially one that is exciting or seen as a test of your ability They were ready for the fray. to enter/join the fray At 71, he has now retired from the political fray.
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