AskDefine | Define knockabout

Dictionary Definition

knockabout adj
1 full of rough and exuberant animal spirits; "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy" [syn: boisterous]
2 suitable for rough use; "a knockabout overcoat"; "a knockabout old car" n : a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit

Extensive Definition

Knockabout (Chinese:雜家小子; Za jia xiao zi) is a 1979 Hong Kong action film directed by Sammo Hung Kam-Bo and starring Yuen Biao.


The film follows two brothers who work as con artists to fleece people of their money. One day, they encounter "The Fox", but their attempts to con him backfire, and he defeats them singlehandedly. The brothers resolve to learn kung-fu from him, so they can then beat him up once they are fully trained.

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