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Noun: knockoff  'nók,óf
Usage: informal
  1. An unauthorized copy or imitation
    - clone
Verb: knock off  nók óf
Usage: informal
  1. Get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    "the double agent was knocked off";
    - neutralize, neutralise [Brit], liquidate, waste, do in
  2. Cut the price of
    - shave
  3. Take by theft
    "Someone knocked off my wallet!";
    - hook [informal], snitch [informal], thieve, cop [informal], glom [N. Amer, informal], pilfer, cabbage [informal], purloin, pinch [Brit, informal], abstract, snarf [N. Amer, informal], swipe [informal], sneak [informal], filch [informal], nobble [Brit, informal], lift, whip [Brit, informal], nick [Brit, informal], snatch [informal], blag [Brit, informal]
  4. Write quickly
    - dash off, scratch off, toss off [informal], fling off
  5. Stop pursuing or acting
    - drop

Derived forms: knocks off, knocking off, knocked off, knockoffs

Type of: bring down, cease, compose, copy, cut, cut back, cut down, discontinue, give up, indite [archaic], kill, lay off, pen, quit, reduce, rip [N. Amer, informal], rip off [informal], steal, stop, surcease [archaic], trim, trim back, trim down, write

Encyclopedia: Knockoff

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