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knock·out

 (nŏk′out′)
n.
1.
a. The act of knocking out.
b. The state of being knocked out.
c. A blow that knocks out an opponent.
2. Sports
a. A victory in boxing in which one's opponent is unable to rise from the canvas within a specified time after being knocked down or is judged too injured to continue.
b. The act of winning a boxing match in this way: won the fight by a knockout.
3. Slang A strikingly attractive or impressive person or thing.
adj. also knock-out (nŏk′out′)
1. Capable of knocking someone out: a knockout punch; knockout drops put in a drink.
2. Strikingly attractive or impressive.
3. Genetics Having a specific single gene inactivated or removed by genetic manipulation: knockout mice used in an experiment.

knockout

(ˈnɒkˌaʊt)
n
1. the act of rendering unconscious
2. (Boxing) a blow that renders an opponent unconscious
3.
a. a competition in which competitors are eliminated progressively
b. (as modifier): a knockout contest.
4. (Games, other than specified) a series of absurd invented games, esp obstacle races, involving physical effort or skill
5. informal a person or thing that is overwhelmingly impressive or attractive: she's a knockout.
vb (tr, adverb)
6. to render unconscious, esp by a blow
7. (Boxing) boxing to defeat (an opponent) by a knockout
8. to destroy, damage, or injure badly
9. to eliminate, esp in a knockout competition
10. informal to overwhelm or amaze, esp with admiration or favourable reaction: I was knocked out by that new song.
11. to remove the ashes from (one's pipe) by tapping

knock•out

(ˈnɒkˌaʊt)

n.
1. an act or instance of knocking out.
2. the state or fact of being knocked out.
3. a knockout blow.
4. Informal. a person or thing overwhelmingly attractive, appealing, or successful.
adj.
5. serving to knock out: the knockout punch.
[1810–20]

knockout

(KO) End of the fight, when one boxer is knocked unconscious or is floored for at least 10 sec.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knockout - a very attractive or seductive looking womanknockout - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.knockout - a blow that renders the opponent unconsciousknockout - a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
technical knockout, TKO - a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Adj.1.knockout - very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"

knockout

noun
1. killer blow, coup de grâce (French), kayo (slang), KO or K.O. (slang) a first-round knockout in Las Vegas
2. (Informal) success, hit, winner, triumph, smash, belter (slang), sensation, smash hit, stunner (informal), smasheroo (informal) The first story is a knockout.
success failure, turkey (informal), flop (informal), clunker (informal)
3. (Informal) beauty, cracker (slang), stunner (informal), charmer, lovely (slang), good-looker, belle, goddess, Venus, humdinger (slang) She was a knockout in navy and scarlet.

knockout

noun
Slang. A person regarded as physically attractive:
beauty, belle (used of a woman), lovely, stunner.
Slang: babe, doll, hunk (used of a man), looker, stud (used of a man).
Translations
tyrmäävätyrmäys
nokaut

knockout

[ˈnɒkaʊt]
A. N
1. (Boxing) → knock-out m, K.O. m, nocaut m
2. (= competition) → concurso m eliminatorio, eliminatoria f
3. (= stunner) → maravilla f
she's a knockoutes una chica alucinante
he's a knockout!¡está buenísimo!
B. CPD knockout agreement Nacuerdo m secreto para no hacerse competencia
knockout blow Ngolpe m aplastante
knockout competition Nconcurso m eliminatorio, eliminatoria f
knockout drops NPLsomnífero msing, calmante msing
knockout punch N = knockout blow

knockout

[ˈnɒkaʊt]
n
(BOXING)knock-out m, K.-O. m
to be a knockout (= very attractive) → être d'une beauté renversante
adj [blow] → à assommer un bœufknockout competition n (British)tournoi m à élimination directeknock-up [ˈnɒkʌp] n
to have a knock-up → faire des balles

knockout

n
(Boxing) → Knockout m, → K. o. m; he won by a knockouter gewann durch K. o. or errang einen K.-o.-Sieg
(inf: = person, thing) → Wucht f (inf); she looked a knockout in her new dresssie sah in ihrem neuen Kleid umwerfend aus
attr
(Boxing, fig) knockout blowK.-o.-Schlag m; to deliver a knockout blow or puncheinen K.-o.-Schlag landen; knockout dropsK.-o.-Tropfen pl; knockout mouseKnockout-Maus f, → Maus fmit Nullmutation
knockout competitionAusscheidungskampf m

knockout

[ˈnɒkˌaʊt] n
a. (Boxing) → knock out m inv
b. (fam) (person) → schianto, cannonata
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