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This page is about the slang term knockers

British English vulgar!!

Meaning: a woman's breasts

For example:

  • British newspapers are famous for showing girls with big knockers, usually on page three.

  • Like electric train sets and Disneyland, knockers were made for children but they're also enjoyed by adults.

Variety: This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Which item of clothing is closely associated with knockers?

a. a pair of socks

b. a hat

c. a bra

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Contributor: Matt Errey