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knockernoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɑk·ər/
a ​metalobjectattached to the ​outsidesurface of a ​door in such a way that it can be ​hit against the ​door to make a ​noise, getting the ​attention of those inside
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knockernoun [C]

uk   /ˈnɒk.ər/  us   /ˈnɑː.kɚ/

knocker noun [C] (METAL OBJECT)

(also doorknocker) a ​metalobjectattached to a ​door that ​visitors use to ​hit the ​door in ​order to ​attractattention

knocker noun [C] (CRITIC)

UK informal disapproving a ​person who is always ​criticizing someone or something

knocker noun [C] (BREASTS)

knockers [plural] slang a woman's ​breasts. Some ​peopleconsider this word ​offensive.
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