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Synonyms for rough-and-tumble

Noun

1. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble, fight, fighting, combat, scrap
usage: disorderly fighting

Adjective

1. rough-and-tumble, bare-knuckle, bare-knuckled, disorderly (vs. orderly)
usage: characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules; "a rough-and-tumble fight"; "rough-and-tumble politics"; "undisguised bare-knuckle capitalism"
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