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rough–and–tumble

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rough–and–tumble

  1. hastily or roughly constructed the announcement of his candidacy was made from a rough-and-tumble stage put together just that morning Synonyms of rough–and–tumble artless, clumsy, crude, jerry-built, jerry-rigged, jury-rigged, rough, rough-and-ready, rough-and-tumble, rough-hewn, unrefinedWords Related to rough–and–tumble defective, faulty, flawed, imperfect; imprecise, inexact; inartistic, undressed, unfinished, unpolished, unworked; amateur, amateurish, inexpert, unprofessional, unskilled, unskillful; primitive, rudimentary; unshaped, unshapenNear Antonyms of rough–and–tumble faultless, finished, flawless, meticulous, perfect, perfected, polished, well-done; adept, adroit, dexterous (also dextrous), expert, masterful, masterly, neat, practiced (also practised), skillful, workmanlike; artful, artistic, sophisticated; exact, preciseAntonyms of rough–and–tumble refined


rough–and–tumble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rough–and–tumble

  1. a rough and often noisy fight usually involving several people a rough-and-tumble broke out among the fans in the stands Synonyms of rough–and–tumble affray [chiefly British], broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee (also mêlée), rough-and-tumble, row, ruckus, ructionWords Related to rough–and–tumble battle, clash, combat, conflict, contest, fisticuffs, handgrips, hassle, scrap, scrimmage, scuffle, skirmish, struggle, tussle; horseplay, roughhousing; altercation, argument, dispute, kickup, quarrel, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangle


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