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Meaning of KNOCK ABOUT

Pronunciation:  nâk u'bawt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
  2. [v]  be around; be alive or active; "Does the old man still kick around?"
 Synonyms: batter, buffet, kick about, kick around
 See Also: be, exist, strike



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