knockdown-dragout
knock-down-and-drag-out knock-down-and-drag-out, knockdown-dragout knockdown-dragoutadj. marked by extreme violence; -- of fights; also used metaphorically of fierce contests; as, a knock-down-and-drag-out fight; a knockdown-dragout competition for the browser market.

Syn: ferocious, fierce, knockdown-dragout, tearing. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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