doorknob
noun Date: 1835 a knob that releases a door latch

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  • doorknob — 1847, Amer.Eng., from DOOR (Cf. door) + KNOB (Cf. knob) …   Etymology dictionary

  • doorknob — [dôr′näb΄] n. a small knob or lever on a door, usually for releasing the latch …   English World dictionary

  • Doorknob — A doorknob is a device which enables a door as well as a cabinet to be opened. [cite web url=http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Doorknob title=Doorknob Definitions from Dictionary.com publisher=dictionary.reference.com accessdate=2008 04 28… …   Wikipedia

  • doorknob — UK [ˈdɔː(r)ˌnɒb] / US [ˈdɔrˌnɑb] noun [countable] Word forms doorknob : singular doorknob plural doorknobs a round handle on a door that you turn to open and close the door …   English dictionary

  • doorknob — [[t]dɔ͟ː(r)nɒb[/t]] doorknobs N COUNT A doorknob is a round handle on a door …   English dictionary

  • doorknob — /dawr nob , dohr /, n. the handle or knob by which a door is opened or closed. [1840 50; DOOR + KNOB] * * * …   Universalium

  • doorknob — noun /ˈdɔː.nɒb,ˈdɔɹ.nɑb/ A circular device attached to a door, the rotation of which permits the unlatching of the door …   Wiktionary

  • doorknob — door|knob [ˈdo:nɔb US ˈdo:rna:b] n a round handle that you turn to open a door …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • doorknob — door|knob [ dɔr,nab ] noun count a round handle on a door that you turn to open and close the door …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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