with knobs on

idiom

Definition of with knobs on

British, informal
: with extra things added The movie is just an ordinary thriller with knobs on.

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“With knobs on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20knobs%20on. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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