knock-down knock-down

Definition(s):

  • (adj) strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

Usage(s):

  1. Still, for an Administration that fully expected a knock-down, drag-out fight over the student-loan plan, those kinds of problems probably seem pretty easy to solve.
  2. Out of town, there's trekking beneath Everest and Annapurnaor the tigers and rhinos of Royal Chitwan National Parkall uncrowded and at knock-down prices.
  3. At first glance, most observers could be forgiven for thinking the Democratic National Convention will turn out to be a divisive, knock-down, drag-out affair.

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  • "We are going to play them. It is two good teams," says Tomlin. "They play the way we play. It's going to be a knock-down, drag-out (game). What happened in the other two games will have no bearing on the outcome of this game."
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Mike Tomlin Source: USA Today

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