Adjective "knockdown" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a price) very low.
  1. 'At the designer outlet, Burberry has a selection of trenchcoats at knock-down prices, beginning at £195.'
  2. 'Tesco has a particularly impressive Christmas range and all at knock-down prices.'
  3. 'But at a time when business values are falling, stakeholders tend not to take kindly to selling the family silver at a knock-down price.'
  4. 'I took the car off his hands and he gave it to me at a knock-down price.'
  5. 'Intel has granted 80,000 workers the right to buy additional stock at the knock-down price of $25.69 a pop.'
  6. 'He was given the property by its owners at a knock-down price in a bid to secure his support in Dublin County Council.'
  7. 'Earlier this year, TK Maxx opened at Monks Cross, this time selling end-of-season high street stock at knock-down prices.'
  8. 'On offer, at Budgens are two wines with the Canaletto label, both at the knock-down price of £3.99.'
  9. 'Meanwhile, two teams of would-be Bargain Hunters pick up objets d' art at knock-down prices from their local antique fair and then try to flog them down the auction room.'
  10. 'He had been one of the main beneficiaries of the government's wave of privatisations during the mid-1990s, when state-owned assets were sold off at knock-down prices.'
Capable of knocking down or overwhelming someone or something.
  1. 'There are no knock-down arguments and there is legitimate disagreement even amongst like-minded experts.'
  2. 'Toyota has decades of experience shipping knock-down components by container to assembly plants around the world, including the U.S.'


An act of knocking an opponent down.
  1. 'Tembo said the tournament was deferred in accordance with the Boxing Board of Control rules which state that after a knock-down, a boxer could only return to the ring after 55 days.'
  2. 'The last of the two knock-downs looked serious enough to force the referee to intervene but on each occasion Grant fought back.'
  3. 'the catcher gave the sign for a knockdown pitch'
  4. 'Theirs was a vibrant, methodical game of momentum, a ruthless strategy of crosses and corners, knockdowns and flick - ons.'


1. capable of knocking something down; overwhelming; irresistible: a knockdown blow.

2. constructed in separate parts that can readily be taken apart for easy storage, shipping, etc.: a knockdown toolshed.

3. offered or acquired for less than the prevailing rate: first-rate goods at knockdown prices. noun

4. a knockdown object.

5. an act or instance of knocking down, especially by a blow.

6. something that fells or overwhelms.

7. reduction or lowering, as in price or num

More examples(as adjective)

"prices can be knockdown."

"kits can be knockdown."

"vehicles can be knockdown."

"productions can be knockdown."

"networks can be knockdown."

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