Definition of knockoff
: a copy that sells for less than the original; broadly : a copy or imitation of someone or something popular
Examples of knockoff in a Sentence
That purse is a knockoff.
Recent Examples of knockoff from the Web
Mr. Goldwater calls many of those products knockoffs.
As many as one in 10 high-tech products sold worldwide are actually knockoffs, according to a survey by an anti-counterfeiting group.
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Definition of knockoff for English Language Learners
: a cheap or inferior copy of something
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