Definitions for knock

Definitions for (noun) knock

Main entry: belt, whack, whang, rap, knock

Definition: the act of hitting vigorously

Usage: he gave the table a whack

Main entry: knock, roast

Definition: negative criticism

Main entry: knock

Definition: a bad experience

Usage: the school of hard knocks

Main entry: knock, knocking

Definition: the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

Usage: the knocking grew louder

Main entry: bang, bash, belt, smash, knock

Definition: a vigorous blow

Usage: the sudden knock floored him; he took a bash right in his face; he got a bang on the head

Definitions for (verb) knock

Main entry: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock

Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Main entry: strike hard, knock

Definition: deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"

Main entry: knock, bump

Definition: knock against with force or violence

Usage: My car bumped into the tree

Main entry: knock

Definition: rap with the knuckles

Usage: knock on the door

Main entry: ping, pink, knock

Definition: sound like a car engine that is firing too early

Usage: the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline; The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded

Main entry: pink, rap, tap, knock

Definition: make light, repeated taps on a surface

Usage: he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently

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