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knockout

adjective

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very pleasing to look at
  • a knockout sports car that's the talk of the neighborhood

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knockout

noun

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1 a lovely woman
  • the cosmetics company wants a model who's a real knockout

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2 a temporary state of unconsciousness
  • a splash of cold water brought the boxer out of his knockout

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3 something very good of its kind
  • the band's new album is a knockout

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4 a physically attractive person
  • only a few of the show's cast members are real knockouts

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knock out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of knock out (Entry 3 of 3)

to use up all the physical energy of
  • the entire staff knocked itself out getting the project finished on time

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The first known use of knockout was in 1818

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“Knockout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knockout. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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