1. an altercation between two women typically involving scratching, etc.:
- He was recently caught inbetween a horrible cat fight involving his now girlfriend singer Kelis.
2. a vociferous dispute:
- A debate at Toronto City Council about an affordable housing project turned into an ugly “cat fight” between two councilors.
dog fight—a close-range aerial combat between aircraft:
- One event I do remember is being in the back garden and looking up and seeing two planes in a dog fight.