knockdown

[nok-doun]
adjective
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 number: The store offered a knockdown of 15 percent to its own employees.
8.
Slang. an introduction, especially to a person: He gave me a real knockdown to the company.
9.
Nautical. the capsizing of a small boat as a result of a strong gust of wind.

Origin:
1680–90; adj., noun use of verb phrase knock down

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knockdown

adjective
1. (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled; "I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store" 

noun
1. a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet 
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Example sentences
The crowd buzzed with jittery excitement, as they always do when it experiences a knockdown.
Traditional boats will more readily right themselves after a knockdown, provided they do not suffer damage that lets in water.
He led the team in knockdown blocks as a junior and senior.
His legs seemed as if they had never recovered from the knockdown.
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