What does knocker mean?

Definitions for knocker
ˈnɒk ərknock·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knockernoun

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

  2. knockernoun

    a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)

    "open the door and see who the knocker is"

  3. detractor, disparager, depreciator, knockernoun

    one who disparages or belittles the worth of something

  4. breast, bosom, knocker, boob, tit, tittynoun

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

  5. knocker, doorknocker, rappernoun

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


  1. knockernoun

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

  2. knockernoun

    A person who knocks (denigrates) many things.

  3. knockernoun

    A woman's breasts.

  4. knockernoun

    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. knockernoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Knockernoun

    Etymology: from knock.

    Shut, shut the door, good John! fatigu’d, I said,
    Tie up the knocker, say I’m sick, I’m dead. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knockernoun

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


  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


    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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. knocker

    A peculiar and fetid species of West Indian cockroach, so called on account of the knocking noise they make in the night.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knocker in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knocker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of knocker in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    Even a tin knocker will shine on a dirty floor.

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  • hinkit, daisarit, panettelijaFinnish
  • aldravaPortuguese
  • сиська, критика́н, буфер, приди́ра, дойка, критика́нкаRussian

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