- ☆ a small, single-masted sailing vessel with a mainsail and jib, but no bowsprit
- something suitable for knockabout use
- rough; noisy; boisterous
- made or suitable for knocking about or rough use
See knockabout in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Boisterous; rowdy.
- Appropriate for rough wear or use: a knockabout overcoat.
A small sloop with a mainsail, jib, and keel but no bowsprit.
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