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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl out]
    • /fɔl aʊt/
    • /ˈfɔː.lɪŋ ˈaʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl out]
    • /fɔl aʊt/

Definitions of falling-out word

  • noun plural falling-out a quarrel or estrangement between persons formerly in close association with one another. 1
  • noun falling-out quarrel 1
  • noun falling-out a quarrel 0
  • noun falling-out a disagreement; quarrel 0

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Origin of falling-out

First appearance:

before 1560
One of the 32% oldest English words
1560-70; nominalization of verb phrase fall out; see -ing1

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Parts of speech for Falling-out


falling-out popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for falling-out

noun falling-out

  • tiff — Tagged Image File Format
  • run-in — a quarrel; argument.
  • altercation — An altercation is a noisy argument or disagreement.
  • spat — a pointed rod or bar for thrusting through and holding meat that is to be cooked before or over a fire.
  • argument — An argument is a statement or set of statements that you use in order to try to convince people that your opinion about something is correct.

Antonyms for falling-out

noun falling-out

  • agreement — An agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
  • harmony — agreement; accord; harmonious relations.
  • peace — the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world.

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