don't knock it until you've tried it

Definition of don't knock it until you've tried it

  1. —used to tell a person that he or she should try something before criticizing it

Word by Word Definitions

don'tplay
  1. :  do not

    :  does not

  1. :  a command or entreaty not to do something

knockplay
  1. :  to strike something with a sharp blow

    :  to collide with something

    :  bustle

  1. :  a sharp blow :  rap, hit

    :  a severe misfortune or hardship

    :  setback, reversal

untilplay
  1. :  to

    : used as a function word to indicate continuance (as of an action or condition) to a specified time

    :  before

  1. :  up to the time that :  up to such time as

you'veplay
  1. :  you have

triedplay
  1. :  found good, faithful, or trustworthy through experience or testing

    :  subjected to trials or distress


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