Definition of knockabout adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

knockabout

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈnɒkəbaʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːkəbaʊt//
 
[usually before noun](British English)
 
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knockabout entertainment involves people acting in a deliberately silly way, for example falling over or hitting other people, in order to make the audience laugh synonym slapstick