Examples of knockoff in a Sentence
That purse is a knockoff.
Recent Examples of knockoff from the Web
Now the company that makes the twisting puzzle wants to stop the maker of Duncan yo-yos from selling an alleged knockoff.
Based on how often he gets struck by a pitch, Brandon Guyer had the best reason to wear a knockoff of the jersey Rod Smart wore in the XFL.
But many counterfeiters have moved beyond just making knockoffs to copying everything about a brand, short of the entire name.
Here’s Ginobili in 2005, with fellow Argentine Fabricio Oberto, looking ready to front a sad Radiohead knockoff band.
Living Dead spawned an entire school of zombie knockoffs, and Mr. Romero's sequels included 1978's Dawn of the Dead, 1985's Day of the Dead, 2005's Land of the Dead, 2007's Diary of the Dead, and 2009's George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead.
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, is one recipient of this title, but it’s no knockoff of Mexico’s famous and favorite hippie-chic resort town.
Over four previewed episodes, however, this product of the U.K.'s Channel 4 feels less like a British version of the HBO show than a poor-man's knockoff.
But that soapiness does sap Snowfall of some of its credibility and historicity, turning the show from gripping piece of crime history to later-season Breaking Bad knockoff.
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First Known Use of knockoff
Definition of knock off
- knocked off one painting after another
- knocked off a little to make the price more attractive
- knocked off two men … on mercenary grounds
- —Lewis Baker
- knocked off a couple of banks
Examples of knock off in a Sentence
decided it was time to knock off telling fantastic fibs about her family background
a proposal to knock 10 cents off the gasoline tax
First Known Use of knock off
knock off Synonyms
Synonymsbreak, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, cut off, cut out, desist (from), discontinue, drop, end, give over, halt, stop, lay off, leave off, pack (up or in), quit, shut off
Antonymscarry on, continue, keep, keep up, maintain
Related Wordscomplete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuff
Near Antonymscarry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir
KNOCKOFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of knockoff for English Language Learners
: a cheap or inferior copy of something
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