knock back

verb
knocked back; knocking back; knocks back

Definition of knock back

transitive verb

: drink, swallow specifically : to toss down (an alcoholic beverage)

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Examples of knock back in a Sentence

desperately thirsty, she knocked back an entire glass of water without pausing

First Known Use of knock back

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of knock back was circa 1931

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“Knock back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knock%20back. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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