- n. An argument or exchange.
- n. A grand formal party on an important occasion.
The origin of ‘bunfight’ is unknown except that it first appeared in the late nineteenth century.
“Out of this daft bunfight, Strauss and his collaborator Hoffmansthal shaped a masterpiece.”
“Frankly, given the chaos that ensued when a couple of hundred journalists were being admitted for a controlled preview, we can only assume the official opening will be a bunfight of epic proportions.”
“Australia's biggest beef is now a long-distance bunfight, with a small Victorian town claiming burger bragging rights.”