knock off

verb

Definition of knock off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to stop doing something

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to do hurriedly or routinely knocked off one painting after another

  5. 2 :  discontinue, stop knocked off work at five

  6. 3 :  deduct knocked off a little to make the price more attractive

  7. 4a :  kill knocked off two men … on mercenary grounds — Lewis Bakerb :  overcome, defeat knocked off each center of rebellion

  8. 5 :  rob knocked off a couple of banks

  9. 6 :  to make a knockoff of :  copy, imitate knocks off popular dress designs

Examples of knock off in a Sentence

  1. decided it was time to knock off telling fantastic fibs about her family background

  2. a proposal to knock 10 cents off the gasoline tax

First Known Use of knock off

1649



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