Nouns (1)

knockabout
n. a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit

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Adjectives (3)

knockabout
adj. suitable for rough use; "a knockabout overcoat"; "a knockabout old car"
knockabout, boisterous
adj. full of rough and exuberant animal spirits; "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"

Fuzzynyms (10)

vulgar, vernacular, common
adj. being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
prosy, earthbound, prosaic, pedestrian
adj. lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
commonplace
adj. completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"
matter-of-fact, prosaic
adj. not fanciful or imaginative; "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"

Synonyms (32)

unstudied, familiar
adj. "lectured in a familiar style"
folksy
adj. very informal and familiar; "a folksy radio commentator"; "a folksy style"
free-and-easy, casual
adj. natural and unstudied; "using their Christian names in a casual way"; "lectured in a free-and-easy style"
unceremonial, unceremonious
adj. without ceremony or formality; "an unceremonious speech"
resilient
adj. recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
gallant, dashing
adj. lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"
high-spirited, exuberant, ebullient
adj. joyously unrestrained
spunky, plucky, feisty
adj. showing courage; "the champion is faced with a feisty challenger"
hoydenish, hoyden, tomboyish
adj. used of girls; wild and boisterous
saucy, pert, irreverent, impertinent
adj. characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
sprightly
adj. full of spirit and vitality; "a sprightly young girl"; "a sprightly dance"
mettlesome
adj. having a proud and unbroken spirit
whipping, snappy
adj. smart and fashionable; "snappy conversation"; "some sharp and whipping lines"
vibrant
adj. of colors that are bright and striking
barmy, zesty, yeasty, zestful
adj. marked by spirited enjoyment

Antonyms (1)

formal
adj. being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"

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