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rough-and-tum•ble



Pronunciation: (ruf'un-tum'bul), [key]
adj.
1. characterized by violent, random, disorderly action and struggles: a rough-and-tumble fight; He led an adventuresome, rough-and-tumble life.
2. given to such action.

n.
rough and unrestrained competition, fighting, struggling, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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