Meaning of “with (brass) knobs on” in the English Dictionary


"with (brass) knobs on" in English

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with (brass) knobs on


If you describe something as a particular thing with knobs on, you mean it has similar qualities to that thing but they are more extreme:

Disney World was like an ordinary amusement park with knobs on.

(Definition of “with (brass) knobs on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)