KO'ing
KO KO v. t. [imp. & p. p. {KO'd}; p. pr. & vb. n. {KO'ing}.] To knock out; to deliver a blow that renders (the opponent) unconscious; -- used especially in boxing. [acronym]

Syn: knockout. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • KO'ing — present part of ko …   Useful english dictionary

  • KO — Ⅰ. KO [1] ► ABBREVIATION ▪ kick off. Ⅱ. KO [2] ► NOUN ▪ a knockout in a boxing match. ► VERB (KO s, KO d …   English terms dictionary

  • KO — v. t. [imp. & p. p. {KO d}; p. pr. & vb. n. {KO ing}.] To knock out; to deliver a blow that renders (the opponent) unconscious; used especially in boxing. [acronym] Syn: knockout. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • KO'd — KO KO v. t. [imp. & p. p. {KO d}; p. pr. & vb. n. {KO ing}.] To knock out; to deliver a blow that renders (the opponent) unconscious; used especially in boxing. [acronym] Syn: knockout. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • KO — ☆ KO [kā′ō′ ] Slang vt. KO d, KO ing [k(nock)o(ut)] Boxing to knock out n. pl. KO s Boxing a knockout: Also K.O. or k.o …   English World dictionary

  • KO — UK [ˌkeɪ ˈəʊ] / US [ˌkeɪ ˈoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms KO : singular KO plural KO s informal a knockout in a fight Derived word: KO UK / US verb transitive Word forms KO : present tense I/you/we/they KO he/she/it KO s present participle KO ing …   English dictionary

  • KO — n. /kay oh , kay oh /; v. /kay oh /, n., pl. KO s, v., KO d, KO ing. Slang. n. 1. a knockout in boxing. v.t. 2. to knock unconscious, esp. in a boxing match; knock out. Also, K.O., k.o., kayo. [1920 25; initial letters of knock out] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • KO — KO1 abbreviation kick off. KO2 Boxing noun a knockout in a boxing match. verb (KO s, KO ing, KO d) knock out in a boxing match. Origin 1920s: abbrev …   English new terms dictionary

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  • KO — I. noun Etymology: knock out Date: 1911 knockout II. transitive verb (KO d; KO ing) Date: 1926 to knock out (as in boxing) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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