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noun as in copy or imitation

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There was a sense of shared recognition that scaling something that is new for the market that is really special and new, not not just another knockoff … It’s difficult and there’s going to be a lot of failure and it’s gonna be a lot of frustration.

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A year of watching theater online had left me feeling as if I had been forever condemned to crave my favorite brand and had to settle for a knockoff.

The aging, yellow brick residential Portsmouth Hotel sits among knockoff watch dealers here, while a block away, a giant construction crane hoists materials skyward for new luxury apartments.

Chick-fil-AThe fast food chicken sandwich that launched a thousand knockoffs was an early favorite, “politics aside,” as Aaron said.

The market is saturated with knockoffs, and that particular style doesn’t feel special anymore.

But one former company insider says knockoff screws were mixed in with real ones.

And it is nearly impossible to trace each knockoff to each patient or to confirm how many were affected.

The money they spent on researching, designing, and marketing their goods is lost to a cheaper knockoff.

In both word and deed, pro football serves as a culturally sanctioned knockoff of the military.

I blogged earlier about The Knockoff Economy, and today the authors are talking about cookbooks.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knockoff, such as: copy, duplicate, facsimile, imitation, replica, and reproduction.

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