Knocking — synonyms, definition

1. knocking (Noun)

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knocking (Noun) — The sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing). ex. "the knocking grew louder"

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2. knocking (Verb)

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6 definitions

knocking (Verb) — Deliver a sharp blow or push. ex. "He knocked the glass clear across the room"

knocking (Verb) — Rap with the knuckles. ex. "knock on the door"

knocking (Verb) — Collide with force or violence. ex. "My car knocked into the tree"

knocking (Verb) — Make light, repeated taps on a surface. ex. "he was knocking his fingers on the table impatiently"

knocking (Verb) — Sound like a car engine that is firing too early. ex. "The car knocked when the ignition was too far retarded"

knocking (Verb) — Find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws. ex. "Don't knock the food--it's free"

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5 see also
knock about knock against knock down knock out knock over