Meaning of “knockoff” in the English Dictionary

"knockoff" in American English

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knockoffnoun [ C ]

us /ˈnɑkˌɔf/ infml

a cheaper copy of an expensive and popular product:

She bought a knockoff of a designer suit.

(Definition of “knockoff” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"knockoff" in Business English

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knockoffnoun [ C ]

also knock-off uk /ˈnɒkɒf/ us MARKETING, LAW

a cheap and sometimes illegal copy of a popular, more expensive product:

a knockoff of sth Would you buy a knockoff of an expensive dress?
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The company is known for its inexpensive knockoff designer goods.

(Definition of “knockoff” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)