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Synonyms for rough-and-tumble
rough-and-tum·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumbleadjective

    disorderly fighting

    Synonyms:
    scramble, dogfight, fuss, trouble, scuffle hoe, hassle, bother, scuffle, tussle

    Antonyms:
    orderly

  2. rough-and-tumble, bare-knuckle, bare-knuckledadjective

    characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules

    "a rough-and-tumble fight"; "rough-and-tumble politics"; "undisguised bare-knuckle capitalism"

    Synonyms:
    bare-knuckle, bare-knuckled

    Antonyms:
    orderly

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How to use rough-and-tumble in a sentence?

  1. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    In the rough and tumble of elections, you get stuff said, questions asked.

  2. Mark Schickman:

    She's really claiming that she can be in the rough and tumble at the highest level, so she can't break down too easily.

  3. Mark Schickman:

    She's really claiming that she can be in the rough and tumble at the highest level, so she can’t break down too easily.

  4. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen:

    It seems a little more antagonistic, so that part has changed a little bit, but it's not like this was' Leave it to Beaver,'' Mayberry R.F.D.,'' The Donna Reed Show,' it was never a Pollyanna, Mary Poppins place. It was always rough and tumble politics.

  5. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    In the rough and tumble of elections, you get stuff said, questions asked, i think it is right that candidates for some of the most important offices in Britain do get scrutinised about their past associations.


Translations for rough-and-tumble

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  • потасо́вка, дра́ка, ку́ча мала́, сва́лкаRussian

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