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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit adj. - Suitable for rough use; Full of rough and exuberant animal spirits.

Usage examples (35)
  • A knockabout overcoat
  • Sir Alex Ferguson's side a real end of term knockabout feel and even less incentive for the neutral to tune in tonight.
  • The vaudeville act of "The Fighting Keatons" concentrated almost completely on the category known as knockabout farce.
  • Don't believe you'd care for the kind of knockabout jobs I'll have to get. " for more
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