Definition of Knock About in English :

Define Knock About in English

Knock About meaning in English

Meaning of Knock About in English

Pronunciation of Knock About in English

Knock About pronunciation in English

Pronounce Knock About in English

Knock About

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Verb

1. batter, buffet, knock about

strike against forcefully

Example Sentences:
'Winds buffeted the tent'

2. kick about, kick around, knock about

be around; be alive or active

Example Sentences:
'Does the old man still kick around?'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Knock About

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verb
1. (intr, adverb)
to wander about aimlessly
2. (intr, preposition)
to travel about, esp as resulting in varied or exotic experience
he's knocked about the world a bit
3. (intr, adverb; foll by with)
to associate
to knock about with a gang
4. (tr, adverb)
to treat brutally
he knocks his wife about
5. (tr, adverb)
to consider or discuss informally
to knock an idea about
noun knockabout
6. 
a sailing vessel, usually sloop-rigged, without a bowsprit and with a single jib
adjective knockabout
7. 
rough; boisterous
knockabout farce

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Knock About

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1. 
to wander about; roam
2. 
to treat roughly

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