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knockabout

knock·a·bout

knockabout

 
pronunciation:
na k baUt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a small sailing vessel with a mainsail, jib, and keel, but no bowsprit.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: designed or suitable for rough or casual use.
knockabout clothing
definition 2: characterized by knocking about; rough; boisterous.