knock spots off

Definition of knock spots off

British, informal

  1. :  to be much better than (someone or something) They knock spots off the competition.

Word by Word Definitions

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

spotplay spots
  1. :  a taint on character or reputation :  fault

    :  a small area visibly different (as in color, finish, or material) from the surrounding area

    :  an area marred or marked (as by dirt)

  1. :  to stain the character or reputation of :  disgrace

    :  to mark in or with a spot :  stain

    :  to locate or identify by a spot

  1. :  being, originating, or done on the spot or in or for a particular spot

    :  available for immediate delivery after sale

    :  paid out upon delivery

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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