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knockoff | knock-off

Meaning: a cheap copy of a brand-name product

For example:

  • Do you think Larry's Rolex is genuine, or do you think it's a knockoff?

  • Can you get me some of those knock-off Gucci handbags while you're there?

Quick Quiz:

A knockoff might look like the real thing, but it'll probably be
  1. much better
  2. much smaller
  3. much cheaper

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