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Noun: knacker  na-ku(r)
Usage: Brit
  1. Someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them
     
  2. Someone who buys up old horses for slaughter
Verb: knacker  na-ku(r)
Usage: Brit
  1. Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    - tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out [Brit], fag, fatigue

Derived forms: knackering, knackered, knackers

Type of: butcher, indispose, slaughterer, wrecker

Encyclopedia: Knacker