knockdown-dragout knockdown-dragout

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extremely violent

Usage(s):

  • A Nanking insider sized up the crisis: "The trend of events indicates that the Generalissimo, while unwilling to risk an all-out, knockdown-dragout civil war is determined to .
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