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Synonyms for knocking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, knocking(noun)

    the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

    "the knocking grew louder"

    Synonyms:
    whack, whang, belt, bang, roast, smash, knock, bash, rap

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "knocking":

    patting, knock, hitting

How to pronounce knocking?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say knocking in sign language?

  1. knocking

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4051bang
#4121belt
#5857rap
#8845hitting
#9810knock
#10441bash
#13309roast
#13346smash
#19810knocking
#31695whack
#69961patting
#146144whang

How to use knocking in a sentence?

  1. Jose Eliecer Sierra:

    Another very tempting option that people are thinking about is cattle - knocking down coffee trees and planting grass for cows.

  2. Vern Roberts:

    I tried to get away, i tried to ‘stop, drop and roll,’ did all kinds of ‘protect me things,’ but it kept overwhelming and basically knocking me down. I would stagger and fall and flop around, all sorts of things.

  3. Todd Williamson:

    He's the new archbishop and is knocking, wishing to enter his cathedral.

  4. Perry Brass:

    If you've been taught to keep every part of you to yourself, don’t expect people to come knocking on your door to run their hands over the choice parts—either for your pleasure or theirs.

  5. Gary Buske:

    We're just supposed to contact all of our friends, push it, and then they're making calls and doing door knocking and compiling voter lists and precinct captains and all that, it's all a ground game right now. I'm excited about it. He's right where he wants to be, and he's spending money very carefully and very slowly and very wisely and building the ground game. It's just building.


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    • A. thready
    • B. threadlike
    • C. thick
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