ap·​ple-knock·​er ˈa-pəl-ˌnä-kər How to pronounce apple-knocker (audio)
: rustic

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apple-knocker was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Apple-knocker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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