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English definition of “knob”

knob

noun [C] uk   /nɒb/ us    /nɑːb/

knob noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

C1 a round handle, or a small round device for controlling a machine or electrical equipment: a brass door knob Turn/Twiddle the little knob to adjust the volume.Doors and parts of doorsElectrical switches and connections a round lump on the surface or end of somethingSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes

knob noun [C] (AMOUNT)

a small amount of something solid, especially butter: Put a knob of butter in the frying pan.Words meaning small pieces and amounts

knob noun [C] (BODY PART)

UK offensive a penisInformal words for the sexual organs
(Definition of knob from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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