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Definition 1: a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for knocker in the sense of this definition

(knocker is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is part of knocker) exterior door (at the entrance) at the front of a building

Definition 2: either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for knocker in the sense of this definition

(knocker is a kind of ...) milk-secreting organ of female mammals

(knocker is a part of ...) ducts of the mammary gland that carry milk to the nipple

(knocker is a part of ...) small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite

(... is part of knocker) the body of an adult woman

Definition 3: one who disparages or belittles the worth of something - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for knocker in the sense of this definition

(knocker is a kind of ...) someone who is critical of the motives of others

(... is a kind of knocker ) one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

(... is a kind of knocker ) one who arouses hatred for others

(... is a kind of knocker ) one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)

Definition 4: a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where knocker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • open the door and see who the knocker is

(knocker is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 5: (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person - [noun denoting person]

(knocker is a kind of ...) an important influential person

"he thinks he's a big shot" "she's a big deal in local politics" "the Qaeda commander is a very big fish"

(knocker belongs to category ...) a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

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