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Meaning of "knock-back" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KNOCK-BACK

knock-back  [ˈnɒkbæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KNOCK-BACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Knock-Back is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KNOCK-BACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of knock-back in the English dictionary

The first definition of knock-back in the dictionary is a problem or rejection which delays your progress or which reverses some of the progress you have made; setback. Other definition of knock-back is a rejection, esp when you have applied for a job or something similar. Knock-Back is also failure to obtain parole.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KNOCK-BACK


antikickback
ˌæntɪˈkɪkbæk
back
bæk
bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
breakback
ˈbreɪkbæk
callback
ˈkɔːlˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
hold-back
ˈhəʊldˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
payback
ˈpeɪˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
quarterback
ˈkwɔːtəˌbæk
snapback
ˈsnæpˌbæk
throwback
ˈθrəʊˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KNOCK-BACK

knock into a cocked hat
knock off
knock on the head
knock one´s head against
knock someone bandy
knock someone for six
knock spots off
knock the bottom out of
knock the stuffing out of someone
knock up
knock-for-knock
knock-for-knock agreement
knock-knee
knock-kneed
knock-knees
knock-on
knock-on effect
knock-out agreement
knock-up
knockabout

WORDS THAT END LIKE KNOCK-BACK

back to back
back-to-back
bounce back
buy-back
carry-back
drawback
fiddle-back
get back
go back
hold back
hollow-back
laid-back
look back
pat on the back
positive feedback
pull-back
screw-back
sit back
sway-back
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of knock-back in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «knock-back» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KNOCK-BACK

Find out the translation of knock-back to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of knock-back from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «knock-back» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

敲背
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ronda de vuelta
570 millions of speakers

English

knock-back
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तोड़े वापस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضرب الظهير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стук- обратно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

knock-back
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোপ-ব্যাক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

knock- back
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Knock-back
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ノックバック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노크 백
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngalahake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

knock- trở lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மீண்டும் தட்டுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नॉक-बॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

knock-back
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bussare -back
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

knock- powrót
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стук- назад
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

knock -back
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

knock - back
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klop - terug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

knock -back
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

knock -back
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of knock-back

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOCK-BACK»

The term «knock-back» is regularly used and occupies the 69.150 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOCK-BACK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about knock-back

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KNOCK-BACK»

Discover the use of knock-back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to knock-back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Wordbook of Australian Idiom - Aussie Slang: No Worries! ...
knickers in a bloody knot' knock a bit off Discount— 'If yer paying cash I'll knock a bit off for ya' knock about Roams fromplaceto place, job to job, an unsettled person— 'He's a knock aboutand knows the ropes'knock back Cost of something — ...
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2007
2
HackMaster Basic
Knock—back is based on the damage rolled and is independ— ent of damage reduction from armor or natural defenses. Defender's Size Damage Required for Knock—Back T 5 S 10 M 15 L 20 H 25 G 30 For examPle, let's say tbat a figbter ...
David S. Kenzer, Steve Johansson, Jolly R. Blackburn
3
Cassell's Dictionary of Slang
4 [late 19C+] to associate with. knock about v.2 see KNOCK BACK v.2. knockabout hand n. see LUMPER n.1. knockabout man n. 1 [late 19C-1950s] ( Aus.) (also knockabout) an unskilled labourer or handyman on a sheep station. 2 [1930s+] a ...
Jonathon Green, 2005
4
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
Hard from years of fights and self-defence and looking after number one and scowling and knock-backs and disappointment and smacks and zero expectations from day one. — Kevin Sampson, Outlaws, p. 163, 2001 • "Knock- back" is a term a ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
3. lie somewhere in the place. knock about/around with sb. or together Br. have sex with them. knock back esp. Br.,Aus. col. 1. drink quickly orin a large quantities : Knock back that dropof scotch, Paddy. P. Norman., Hey, fella, you're knocking it  ...
V. S. Matyushenkov, 2010
6
Rune Factory Frontier: The Official Strategy Guide
Name Buy Sell Skill RP Def Mag Special/Effect Recipe Cookbook Description Roasted Shrimp - 140 - - - - HP 8, RP63, Defense +21, Knock-back Frying Pan 50 ; Shrimp Fly! Frying Pan 2 Shrimp that is seasoned and then Roasted whole.
DoubleJump, 2009
7
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
See cobbler's door. knock(-)back, n. A refusal; a grave disappointment: coll.: C.20 . A specialisation is 'a bad result re adjudication/petition/ parole' (Home Office, 1978): prisoners'. The broader meaning is common also in Aus. and NZ.—2.
Eric Partridge, 2006
8
English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
(mit jm.) herumtreiben to (really/,..) knock s.o. about zurichten: jn. übe l/( an stand ig/ganz schön/...) zurichten to knock s.th. back verkasematuckeln: etw. verkasematuckeln to knock s.th. back in one trinken: ex trinken to have/to knock back/... a ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
9
Ramblings of a Near Earth-Shattering Nature
Knock back another, friend. It came cheap in six. You planned to spend it somewhere else, but the elsewhere was too far. Knock back another. Afterwards you'll get your pick of colored pleasures in a box. Of Paisley and modge-podge and ...
The Oru
10
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
... (sfh) uk informal to cost someone a large amount of money: I bet that computer knocked you back a few thousand. knock back (sth) [M] uk informal to quickly drink something, especially a lot of alcohol: She was knocking back the champagne ...
‎2008

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KNOCK-BACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term knock-back is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plans for free school for children with autism in Swale turned down …
Despite the initial knock-back, they resubmitted their proposal in October and met department representatives on January 28 to discuss their ... «Kent Online, Jul 15»
2
Occean brace for Odds Ballklub sinks outclassed Shamrock Rovers
... impressive Jone Samuelsen getting badly under the ball from a promising knock-back to balloon his shot high over Craig Hyland's crossbar. «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
3
Craft of being daft: Comic Limmy talks about bringing the laughter to …
There's talk of Limmy working on stuff for the BBC, but most likely on something new given the knock-back for one of his most popular ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jul 15»
4
EconomyDraghi rejects notion ECB abandoned Greece
Slick as ever, Mario Draghi has a good knock-back to the accusation that the European Central Bank has hung Greece out to dry. "The ECB is ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
5
Blade & Soul (for PC)
Landing a counter lets you follow-up with a heavy knock-back strike. Sweeping is another skill available to the Kung-Fu master, which knocks ... «PC Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Happy Mondays: Time away equals family harmony
JUST had a knock-back, a life hiccup or a Monday morning moment? Think of it as an AFGO - Another Fantastic Growth Opportunity - and it ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Recover from setbacks and bounce back stronger
... suggestion that we should learn from these experiences so that we can come back stronger (another cliché) from an inevitable knock-back. «The National, Jul 15»
8
Durham seeks judicial review over local plan knock-back
A county council has launched a legal challenge against a planning inspector's verdict earlier this year that the employment and housing ... «PlanningResource, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Knock-Back [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/knock-back-1>. Mar 2023 ».
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