bare-knuckled bare-knuckled

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That Bush would have an adviser as bare-knuckled as Frances Fragos Townsend, 44, isn't unusual, particularly for a portfolio as vital as counterterrorism.
  2. Some of the bare-knuckled opponents, of course, are less interested in the facts than in the fight; indeed, they welcome it.
  3. It also doesn't hurt that Biden's not afraid of the role of bare-knuckled boxer.

News

  1. John Shinal's Tech Investor: Facebook, Twitter looking more like each other

    Facebook and Twitter are now locked in a bare-knuckled brawl for mobile advertising dollars, writes John Shinal.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  2. Facebook, Twitter looking more like each other

    Facebook and Twitter are now locked in a bare-knuckled brawl for mobile advertising dollars, writes John Shinal.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MarketWatch via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In December 2002, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman reported that House Majority Leader Tom Delay, one of Washington's "most feared and bare-knuckled partisans," had openly admitted he was "on a mission from God to promote a 'biblical...
    on Aug 15, 2005 By: Paul Krugman Source: Online Journal

  2. But after the backlash from distrustful conservatives, Mr. Land said, "I will be shocked if the president doesn't nominate a strong, known conservative, and that will provoke a knock-down, drag-out, bare-knuckled brawl."
    on Oct 28, 2005 By: Richard Land Source: New York Times

  3. "He was more determined. He's a bare-knuckled fighter," says Kerrey, who supports fellow Democrat Barack Obama but admires both men.
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Bob Kerrey Source: USA Today

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