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English definition of “knock-down-drag-out”

knock-down-drag-out

adjective [before noun]     /ˌnɒk.daʊn.dræɡˈaʊt/ US  /ˌnɑːk-/ US
a knock-down-drag-out fight or argument is very serious and continues for a long time: Look, I don't want to get into a knock-down-drag-out fight with you over this, so let's forget it.Fighting
(Definition of knock-down-drag-out adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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