Origin of knockabout
Examples from the Web for knockabout
She kept the jeans on for her knockabout, but changed her heels for sneakers and slipped into a grey team GB fleece.
Having settled myself, or my property rather, I put on my knockabout clothes and went out for a walk.The People of the Abyss|Jack London
I suppose a knockabout like myself gets all the taste for the fine arts knocked out of him.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
The two best rigs for this class of boat are the cat and knockabout.On Yachts and Yacht Handling|Thomas Fleming Day
Nothing in the theatre is staler than the situation of husband, wife and lover, or the fun of knockabout farce.How He Lied to Her Husband|George Bernard Shaw
There was no knockabout business; nobody entered the room with a somersault, tripped over a pin or hung his hat on the scenery.