Meaning of “dogfight” in the English Dictionary

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"dogfight" in British English

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dogfightnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɒɡ.faɪt/ us /ˈdɑːɡ.faɪt/

a fight between two military aircraft in which they fly very fast and very close to each other

a fight between dogs, usually organized as an illegal entertainment

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(Definition of “dogfight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dogfight" in American English

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dogfightnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɔɡˌfɑɪt/

a fight between two military aircraft, or any fierce fight:

They are a tough team, and we knew we were in for a real dogfight.

(Definition of “dogfight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)