knock-off

knockoff

[nok-awf, -of]
noun
1.
an act or instance of knocking off.
2.
an unlicensed copy of something, especially fashion clothing, intended to be sold at a lower price than the original.
Also, knock-off.


Origin:
1870–75, for an earlier sense; noun use of verb phrase knock off

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