knock–down, drag–out

adjective

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


KNOCK–DOWN, DRAG–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

knock–down, drag–out

adjective

Definition of knock–down, drag–out for English Language Learners

  • : very angry or violent


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