door knocker

Definition of door knocker

  1. :  a small metal device on a door that a person moves in order to make a knocking sound a large brass door knocker

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

    :  a similar part of a piece of furniture

    :  doorway

  1. :  one that knocks: such as

    :  a metal ring, bar, or hammer hinged to a door for use in knocking

    :  a persistently pessimistic critic

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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