Definitions for knockerˈnɒk ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knock•erˈnɒk ər(n.)

  1. one that knocks.

  2. a hinged knob, bar, etc., on a door, for use in knocking.

  3. Informal. a persistent and carping critic; faultfinder.

    Category: Informal

  4. knockers,Slang: Usu. Vulgar. a woman's breasts.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of knocker:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knocker(noun)

    (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person

  2. knocker(noun)

    a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)

    "open the door and see who the knocker is"

  3. detractor, disparager, depreciator, knocker(noun)

    one who disparages or belittles the worth of something

  4. breast, bosom, knocker, boob, tit, titty(noun)

    either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

  5. knocker, doorknocker, rapper(noun)

    a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door

Wiktionary

  1. knocker(Noun)

    A device, usually hinged with a striking plate, used for knocking on a door.

  2. knocker(Noun)

    A person who knocks (denigrates) many things.

  3. knocker(Noun)

    A woman's breasts.

  4. knocker(Noun)

    A dwarf, goblin, or sprite imagined to dwell in mines and to indicate the presence of ore by knocking particularly in Cardigan etc. in South Wales (18th..19th century).

  5. knocker(Noun)

    A mechanical device in a pinball table that produces a loud percussive noise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knocker(noun)

    one who, or that which, knocks; specifically, an instrument, or kind of hammer, fastened to a door, to be used in seeking for admittance

Freebase

  1. Knocker

    Knocker is a British radio situation comedy broadcast on digital radio station BBC 7, recorded before a live audience. It is written by and stars Neil Edmond as Ian Dunn, a long suffering market researcher. The series also co-stars Paula Wilcox as Ian's boss, Mary. The programme, produced by Tilusha Ghelani, was first broadcast between 19 November and 24 December 2007.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. KNOCKER

    A device on doors for rousing people; also, a device on foot for the same purpose. Laugh-in-one's-sleeve--The direct route to the Funny-Bone. L Two heads are better than one--particularly on a Barrel of Money. LACE Among women, lace means lesson; wherefore they combine art and thrift by lessening the waist.


Translations for knocker

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

knocker(noun)

a piece of metal etc fixed to a door and used for knocking.

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