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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.
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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
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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]
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knockout

(KO) End of the fight, when one boxer is knocked unconscious or is floored for at least 10 sec.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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"
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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.
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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).
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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
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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
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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
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knockout

[ˈnɒkˌaʊt] n
a. (Boxing) → knock out m inv
b. (fam) (person) → schianto, cannonata
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They pay their money an' they get their blood, an' a knockout. An' a better man than them, that I love, layin' there dead to the world with a skinned face on the mat."
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IN scoring his 60th victory (39 knockouts) on Sunday over defending world welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina, a definitely overjoyed Manny Pacquiao would have been absolutely justified if he had admitted during the postfight interview that this was his sweetest win in almost a decade.
Lippe-Morrison, who is now 10-0 with all of his wins by knockout, is pleased with his performance but insists he isn't hunting for knockouts.
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