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Meaning of "last knockings" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LAST KNOCKINGS

Originally referring to the final payment made to a temporary worker.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LAST KNOCKINGS

last knockings  [ˈnɒkɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LAST KNOCKINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Last knockings 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 LAST KNOCKINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of last knockings in the English dictionary

The definition of last knockings in the dictionary is the final stage of a period or activity.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LAST KNOCKINGS


earnings
ˈɜːnɪŋz
feelings
ˈfiːlɪŋZ
findings
ˈfaɪndɪŋz
fittings
ˈfɪtɪŋz
Kings
kɪŋz
leggings
ˈlɛɡɪŋz
makings
ˈmeɪkɪŋz
pickings
ˈpɪkɪŋz
proceedings
prəˈsiːdɪŋz
rankings
ˈræŋkɪŋz
ratings
ˈreɪtɪŋz
savings
ˈseɪvɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
takings
ˈteɪkɪŋz
thankings
ˈθæŋkɪŋz
things
θɪŋz
wings
ˈwɪŋz
workings
ˈwɜːkɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAST KNOCKINGS

last
last but not least
last but one
last chance saloon
Last Day
last ditch
last honours
Last Judgement
Last Judgment
last name
last out
last post
last quarter
last resort
last resting place
last rites
last straw
Last Supper
last thing
last-born

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAST KNOCKINGS

bearings
beginnings
Cummings
divine right of kings
dynamic markings
elastic stockings
evenings
filings
fishnet stockings
Hastings
king of kings
lane markings
mesh stockings
micromesh stockings
mornings
philosopher kings
support stockings
surroundings
to be seeing things
with all the trimmings

Synonyms and antonyms of last knockings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «last knockings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAST KNOCKINGS

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

Translator English - Chinese

最后叩门
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

últimos golpeteos
570 millions of speakers

English

last knockings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पिछले knockings
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

knockings الماضي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

последние стуки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

últimos knockings
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শেষ knockings
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dernières knockings
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketetapan terakhir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

letzten knockings
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最後のノッキング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마지막 knockings
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pungkasan kalah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

knockings cuối cùng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடைசி தட்டுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शेवटची छटा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Son eleştiriler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ultimi detonazioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ostatni knockings
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

останні стуки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ultimele ciocăniturile
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τελευταία τα χτυπήματα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

laaste knockings
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sista knackningar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

siste knockings
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of last knockings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST KNOCKINGS»

The term «last knockings» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.058 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST KNOCKINGS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «last knockings» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «last knockings» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about last knockings

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST KNOCKINGS»

Discover the use of last knockings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to last knockings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Edward Bond and the Dramatic Child: Edward Bond's Plays for ...
One significant production in 1972 was the Leeds-based student group Last Knockings' production of Lear, the first ever after the Royal Court premiere. In the atmosphere of 'comedown' from 60s euphoria, with the harsh pressing reality of ...
David Davis, 2005
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The Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam
All this might be the last knockings—the brief surge an engine will give before it runs out of gas.” “Sister Karamazov mentioned Big Magic,” I said. “What did she mean?” Moobin thought for a moment. “It's an old wizard's legend—a massive ...
Jasper Fforde, 2012
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
late C.19-—20. (John Beames.) last hope. An iron ration: army: 1915-18. (F. 6: G.) Used only in emergency. last knocking, the. The late(est) fares: taxi-drivers': since ca. 1920. Herbert Hodge, Cab, Sir?, 1939.-—2. Be on the last knockings, to be ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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The Free church pulpit: consisting of discourses by the most ...
... misery, Oh ! let not the sinner seek any more to stifle these — however feeble, peradventure they may be the last — the last knockings of the Son of God at the door of their affections — the last departing echoes of the Redeemer's footsteps.
Free Church of Scotland, 1848
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Fishing For Dummies
One or two anglers I (Dominic) know make a killing on such fisheries at last knockings, going round and catching carp gorging themselves on handfuls of bait thrown in by departing anglers. The other aspect of the matter is cost. It is a false  ...
Peter Kaminsky, 2012
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Greed: The English Version
... an entirely unaggressive and delightfully Spanish way. They leave. As they walk towards the Piper, Rolf Weber is already holding the door open for them, puffing frantically on the last knockings of his roll-up before climbing in and starting up.
Philip Wharam, 2013
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All Muck and Mullets:
Pausing on the footpath to let his Jack Russell off the lead, he noticed the last knockings of blackberries rotting in the rain, uneaten. 'Sad state of affairs, Benny Boy! None of these posh folk know bugger all about good food!' Benny Boy was not ...
Samantha Nash, 2014
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The Black Bridge: One Man's War with Himself
Any vestige of human dignity seemed to have fled the condemned, but he must have felt some last knockings of fighting spirit because he raised his head and brought his lips up to Max's ear. 'Mother!' he whimpered. 'I wants me mother.
Michael Tanner, 2012
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Where to Fly Fish in Britain and Ireland
... shallows and they'll feed there throughout the day, especially if there hasn't been much disturbance. If you can get out early and stay until last knockings, then you'll find the best of the bankside sport. All forms of fly fishing can score at Bewl.
‎2008
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No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel
thirty-one when the child was born, not exactly the last knockings of fertility . . . “ Reg, you haven't gone to sleep, have you?” Wexford came out of his reverie. “If I had, I wouldn't be able to answer that.” “Well, Mike and Jenny are going.” “They'll  ...
Ruth Rendell, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST KNOCKINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term last knockings is used in the context of the following news items.
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Barcelona crush Juventus in Champions League final: as it happened
... ball high and inviting the foul, staying down awhile when they buy the free-kick. Suarez leaves to be replaced for the last knockings by Pedro. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
2
Arsenal vs Sunderland: as it happened
Please re-join us then for the last knockings of the league season. Good night. Roddy Forsyth on the whistle from Ibrox. The predatory instincts ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
3
St Mirren 1 Motherwell 1: Mallan puts final nail in Steelmen's play-off …
Already down but clearly not out, the relegated hosts rallied in the last knockings and turned a boisterous, bamboozling battle on its head with ... «Herald Scotland, May 15»
4
Editorial: The way is open for Rob Wilson to show his mettle
The speculation shifted towards the incumbent staying in the job; and sure enough, at the last knockings, when the sense of excitement was ... «Third Sector, May 15»
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ST JOHNSTONE 0 CELTIC 0: Champions held in Perth stalemate
... almost broke the deadlock with a header that hit the post as the clock ticked down before Murray Davidson rattled the frame of the goal in the last knockings. «Glasgow Evening Times, May 15»
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West Indies v England, third Test - Windies win to square the series …
Last knockings ahoy. Bravo takes a single to square leg but Blackwood gives us a glimpse of the old impetuosity when he has a big whoosh at ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
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Letters: Politicians show contempt for voters by failing to canvass for …
However, I can report that a similar decorative effect can be achieved by being over-zealous in attempting to eject the last knockings from a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
8
Gubbins' turn has worth for Middlesex
... bursts and after an initial quick four-over spell in the evening session where he removed Gubbins, he returned in the last knockings of the day ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Apr 15»
9
Everyone loves my dad – they don't know he's an alcoholic
He would buy rounds of drinks and thought getting the last round of the night in the pub was a badge of honour (last knockings as he called it) ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
10
A tale of two careers - Tevez and Berbatov meet again
Father Time dictates that the pair are now approaching the last knockings of their careers, but both are hoping for one last flirtation with ... «Goal.com, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Last knockings [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/last-knockings>. Oct 2020 ».
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