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KK Pronunciation

〔 nɑk 〕


〔 nɒk 〕

Overview of noun knock

The noun knock has 5 senses

  • knock, knocking -- (the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing); "the knocking grew louder")

  • knock, roast -- (negative criticism)

  • knock, bash, bang, smash, belt -- (a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head")

  • knock -- (a bad experience; "the school of hard knocks")

  • knock, belt, rap, whack, whang -- (the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack")

Overview of verb knock

The verb knock has 6 senses

  • knock, strike hard -- (deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room")

  • knock -- (rap with the knuckles; "knock on the door")

  • bump, knock -- (knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree")

  • tap, rap, knock, pink -- (make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently")

  • pink, ping, knock -- (sound like a car engine that is firing too early; "the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"; "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded")

  • knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")