doorknocker
doorknocker doorknocker n. a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door, which may be swung by hand against the door to make a loud knocking sound.

Syn: knocker. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • doorknocker — UK [ˈdɔː(r)ˌnɒkə(r)] / US [ˈdɔrˌnɑkər] noun [countable] Word forms doorknocker : singular doorknocker plural doorknockers a metal ring or bar on the door of a house that you use for knocking when you want someone to open the door …   English dictionary

  • doorknocker — noun a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door • Syn: ↑knocker, ↑rapper • Hypernyms: ↑device • Part Holonyms: ↑front door, ↑front entrance * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • doorknocker — noun A knocker mounted on a door …   Wiktionary

  • doorknocker — door|knock|er [ˈdo:ˌnɔkə US ˈdo:rˌna:kər] n also knocker a heavy metal ring or bar on a door that you use to knock with …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • doorknocker — door|knock|er [ dɔr,nakər ] noun count a metal ring or bar on the door of a house that you use for knocking when you want someone to open the door: KNOCKER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • doorknocker — n. hinged device that is fastened to a door and used by visitors to tap on the door; salesperson or canvasser who visits the homes of people to sell goods or services or to canvass for votes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doorknocker — noun (C) a heavy metal ring or bar on a door that visitors use to knock with …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doorknocker — /ˈdɔnɒkə/ (say dawnokuh) noun a knocker on or near a door, used by persons outside to gain admittance …   Australian English dictionary

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