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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door; One who disparages or belittles the worth of something;

Usage examples (36)
  • Open the door and see who the knocker is
  • Startled, I look up, and see that the knocker is a man who looked a bit like this guy.
  • In England, one solution to this problem was to hire someone called a knocker-up.
  • The knocker is a thing which is generally composed of brass or iron. for more
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