knocker : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • There are sculptured gnomes on lawns, and almost every front door has a "feature" such as a horseshoe knocker or a flock of stained-glass ducks in flight.
  • The knocker wields a 3-lb.
  • So how come women's magazines aren't rife with lame plays on the word knocker? "Women are comfortable talking intimately to other women.
News & Articles

  • 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...
    June 24, 2013 - Singersroom

  • Dav Whatmore in Sydney Morning Herald
    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...
  • John Howard in Sydney Morning Herald
    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."
  • Godfrey Bloom in
    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.

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