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This page is about the slang term knock

Meaning: to criticize someone or something

For example:

  • Don't knock something until you've given it a try.

  • A: Why do people always knock the Americans? B: I guess it's because they keep making trouble for the world with their wars and their economic meltdowns.

Quick Quiz:

If you're always knocking someone, they'll probably end up

a. hating you

b. liking you

c. thanking you

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Contributor: Matt Errey