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See definition of knockdown on Dictionary.com
  • as inargument
  • as inpolemic
  • as inpresentation

synonyms for knockdown

  • altercation
  • bickering
  • brawl
  • clash
  • controversy
  • debate
  • disagreement
  • dispute
  • exchange
  • feud
  • quarrel
  • squabble
  • beef
  • blowup
  • bone
  • brush
  • crusher
  • dustup
  • face-off
  • finisher
  • flap
  • fuss
  • gin
  • go
  • hassle
  • out
  • rhubarb
  • romp
  • row
  • ruckus
  • ruction
  • rumpus
  • run-in
  • scene
  • scrap
  • set-to
  • shindy
  • spat
  • static
  • stew
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
  • bone of contention
  • bone to pick
  • brannigan
  • difference of opinion
  • donnybrook
  • falling-out
  • knock-down-drag-out

antonyms for knockdown

MOST RELEVANT
  • agreement
  • harmony
  • peace
  • calm
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How to use knockdown in a sentence

I bought a number of knockdown chairs in Chicago all made by hand for $125 and sold them for much more.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
But—well, I knocked him down on deck a short time back, and the knockdown stands; but they would not allow a finish.
THE WRECK OF THE TITANMORGAN ROBERTSON
He comes up again after every knockdown, as fresh as a daisy.
FAST NINEALAN DOUGLAS
Toppy shook his head, like a pugilist clearing his wits after a knockdown.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
That pathetic old arm warding him off hurt him more at the core than a knockdown blow from a stronger limb.
A SCOUT OF TO-DAYISABEL HORNIBROOK
Attendants should be bringing forth knockdown fence-panels for her to leap over and hoops of paper for her rider to leap through.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
It was in this knockdown that his head sagged suddenly, after he struck the floor, and fell back upon the canvas.
PIECES OF HATEHEYWOOD BROUN
Again, do not let your boat sag off too far or a heavy gust may cause a "knockdown," with the consequent loss of much ground.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, SEPTEMBER 3, 1895VARIOUS
That's how I've been deceived in these teapots, which come from the store of the highly respectable Messrs Knockdown.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 349, NOVEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
When she receives a knockdown blow, she bends, seems crushed, and then renews her natural shape in a given time.
A DAUGHTER OF EVEHONORE DE BALZAC
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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