from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Contentious rivalry or disagreement among members of a group or organization: infighting on the President's staff.
- n. Fighting or boxing at close range.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Fighting or quarreling among the members of a single group or side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. contention among members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders), sometimes of a bitter, intense, or prolonged character.
- n. fighting, such as boxing, at close quarters.
- n. rough-and-tumble, free-for-all fighting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In boxing, fighting at close quarters, where only short-arm blows can be delivered.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders)
- n. boxing at close quarters
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Jacob Zuma on Sunday spoke out against what he described as infighting within the ruling African National Congress.
Instead, he spoke out against what he described as infighting within the ANC.
All the democratic 'infighting' is mostly republicans posing as democrats.
After arriving in 2006, Mr. Mulally worked to change Ford's culture, which in the past was characterized by infighting and personal agendas that undermined the company at times.
I am neither GOP or DEM, but the constant political infighting is creating an environment very difficult to work in ... the "public debate" over were "Agency" and DoD interrogators violating U.S. and Int'l Law has made a number of dedicated members of the U.S.
Their infighting is what the problem is. hmmm, hmmm, hmmmm, Barach Husien Carter what a loser.
The Republicans don't have a visible leader and their infighting is becoming public, it's the last thing they need right now.
The problem I see in her "let's talk it out" approach to the infighting is that this country is at a perilous time.
After all the infighting is over, everybody has to realize what the bigger picture is ... making sure those who support Bush policies aren't allowed to continue enforcing them.
With the exception of the money issue (special interests are handling that), the organization looks just a disorganized and one must think that infighting is going on between John McCain and his advisers.