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knockabout meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of knockabout at MeaningMonkey.org. knockabout meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of knockabout (noun)

  1. a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit

KNOCKABOUT adjective

Definition of knockabout (adjective)

  1. full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    • "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"
    • synonyms: boisterous
  2. suitable for rough use
    • "a knockabout overcoat"; "a knockabout old car"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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