noun knock-off, knockoff,
- (idiom) An imitation, especially one of poorer quality.
verb (inf=to knock off, knocks off, knocking off, knocked off, knocked off)
- This spreadsheet program is a knock off of Visicalc.
- To bump or hit so that something falls off
- Don't the ornament with your clumsy arms.
- (idiom, nautical) To quit; stop doing work or other activity. The term originated from the practice aboard slave galleys to have a man beat time for the rowers by knocking on a block or drum; when he stopped, the rowers could rest.
- I think I'll for the evening and go to bed.
- (idiom) To kill someone
- The mobsters hired the guy to their enemies.
- (idiom) To reduce or remove
- They agreed to 20% of the price.
- (idiom) To steal.
- They decided to a TV set from the community centre.
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