knockabout

knock"a*bout`

(?), a. 1. Marked by knocking about or roughness.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Of noisy and violent character; marked by farce, pratfalls, and horseplay; as, knockabout comedy. [Theat. Slang]
Syn. -- boisterous, slapstick.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. Characterized by, or suitable for, knocking about, or traveling or wandering hither and thither; suitable for use in rough activity; suited for everyday use; -- used especially of clothing.
Syn. -- casual, everyday.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. That does odd jobs; -- said of a class of hands or laborers on a sheep station. [Collog., Australia]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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