Adjective "Knockabout" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Knockabout


    Definition:

    1. Nautical. any of various fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessels having a single jib bent to a stay from the stemhead, no bowsprit being used: usually rigged as a sloop.

    2. something designed or suitable for rough or casual use, as a sturdy jacket, a secondhand car, etc.

    3. a slapstick comedian or comedy.

    4. Australian. an itinerant farm hand or ranch hand; an itinerant handyman.

    5. British Archaic. wanderer. adjective

    6. suitable for rough use, as a garment: a knockabout jacket a

    Examples:

    "themes can be knockabout."

    "stuffs can be knockabout."

    "politicses can be knockabout."

    "humours can be knockabout."

    "wits can be knockabout."

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