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knock (about)

verb

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(Entry 1 of 3)

to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • we knocked about from town to town, looking for work

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knockabout

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of knockabout (Entry 2 of 3)

knockabout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of knockabout (Entry 3 of 3)

a person who roams about without a fixed route or destination
  • the book is one writer's journey of self-discovery as a restless knockabout

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The first known use of knock (about) was in 1880

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“Knock (about).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knock%20%28about%29. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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