knockabout

[nok-uh-bout]

noun

adjective


Origin of knockabout

First recorded in 1875–80; noun, adj. use of verb phrase knock about
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Contemporary Examples of knockabout

  • She kept the jeans on for her knockabout, but changed her heels for sneakers and slipped into a grey team GB fleece.

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    Jolly Hockey Sticks, Kate!

    Tom Sykes

    March 15, 2012

Historical Examples of knockabout