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rough-and-tumble

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

hastily or roughly constructed
  • the announcement of his candidacy was made from a rough-and-tumble stage put together just that morning

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rough-and-tumble

noun

Synonyms of rough-and-tumble (Entry 2 of 2)

a rough and often noisy fight usually involving several people
  • a rough-and-tumble broke out among the fans in the stands

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The first known use of rough-and-tumble was in 1810

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“Rough-and-tumble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rough-and-tumble. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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