knocker knocker

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
  2. (n) a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)
  3. (n) one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
  4. (n) either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
  5. (n) a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The knocker wields a 3-lb.
  2. Day and night a Scotland Yard detective watches a plain brass knocker and the neatly engraved doorplate which bears the legend.
  3. The Premier, ensconced behind the well polished brass knocker of his official residence, summoned Chancellor Churchill for a conference.

News

  • Music: Tiara Thomas - 4 Dollar Bill

    Known as the singer from Wale’s mellow hit “Bad,” Indianapolis' Tiara Thomas comes with a different sound in the form of “4 Dollar Bill,” a knocker for the clubs...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Singersroom

Quotes

  1. "It goes to show, given an opportunity, certain teams will grasp it if they've got some talent. It should be a bit of a lesson to everyone who is a knocker of this sort of thing," Whatmore told the Herald. "The Australian captain comes from...
    on Mar 18, 2007 By: Dav Whatmore Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Prime Minister John Howard said: "I'm brokenhearted. It's a very cruel way to lose, right on the knocker like that, but the team just played so bravely the whole match."
    on Jun 26, 2006 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I would have thought that the fact he was made an archbishop with a face as black as Newgate's knocker would belie that," said Bloom.
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Godfrey Bloom Source: guardian.co.uk

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