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Slang

knock off (1)

This page is about the slang term knock off (1)

Meaning

to finish work for the day, to stop working

For example

  • I usually start work at eight-thirty and knock off around five.

  • There's nothing else we can do today, so let's knock off and go down the pub.

Quick Quiz

Debbie knocks off at six in the evening and

a. goes to work

b. goes home

c. works till midnight

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey