Knock-off meaning

Alternative form of knockoff.
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To knock off is defined as to stop work or kill.

An example of knock off is to stop working at 3 P.M.

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The definition of a knock off is a cheaper copy of something that is costly.

An example of a knock off is a fake designer purse made to look like a Louis Vuitton.

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Used other than as an idiom: see knock,"Ž off.
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To bump or hit so that something falls off.

Don't knock off the ornament with your clumsy arms.

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(idiomatic) To kill someone.

The mobsters hired the guy to knock off their enemies.

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(idiomatic) To reduce or remove.

They agreed to knock off 20% of the price.

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To make a copy of, as of a design.

They send people to the shows in Milan for "ideas", which means knocking off the designs they guess would sell.

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Alternative spelling of knockoff.
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(idiomatic, intransitive) To quit; stop doing work or other activity. The term originated from the practice aboard slave galleys to have a man beat time for the rowers by knocking on a block or drum; when he stopped, the rowers could rest.

I think I'll knock off for the evening and go to bed.

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(idiomatic) To steal.

They decided to knock off a TV set from the community centre.

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