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A woman's breasts; hooters: Dumb broads with big knockers, that's what guys go for (1941+)
A consistently negative critic; detractor: that pack of knockers that have been howling (1898+)Related Terms
A very important person; big shot, macher: Knocker means a big shot, either real or imagined, and you pronounce that first ''k''
[1960s+; fr Yiddish, literally ''one who cracks or snaps a whip'']