knocker

Primary Meanings of knocker

1.
n
a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)
2.
n
one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
3.
n
either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
4.
n
(Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
Full Definitions of knocker
1

n a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)

“open the door and see who the knocker is”
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

n a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door

Synonyms:
doorknocker, rapper
Type of:
device
an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
2

n one who disparages or belittles the worth of something

Synonyms:
depreciator, detractor, disparager
Types:
backbiter, defamer, libeler, maligner, slanderer, traducer, vilifier
one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
hatemonger
one who arouses hatred for others
muckraker, mudslinger
one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)
Type of:
cynic, faultfinder
someone who is critical of the motives of others
3

n either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Synonyms:
boob, bosom, breast, tit, titty
Type of:
mamma, mammary gland
milk-secreting organ of female mammals
4

n (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person

Type of:
big cheese, big deal, big enchilada, big fish, big gun, big shot, big wheel, head honcho
an important influential person

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