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knock–down, drag–out

adjective

Simple Definition of knock–down, drag–out

  • : very angry or violent

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of knock–down, drag–out

  1. :  marked by extreme violence or bitterness and by the showing of no mercy <knock–down, drag–out political debates>

knock–down–drag–out

noun

1834

First Known Use of knock–down, drag–out

1834

Variants of knock–down, drag–out

or

knock–down–and–drag–out


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