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Synonyms for knocker

(Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way

a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door

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POLICE found a stash of stolen brass door knockers in two house searches yesterday morning.
s Pocket Knocker Lure Retriever to the EZ Lure Retriever comprising a heavy lead weight, shaped and painted to resemble a baitfish, with an open metal frame extending from its back, a retrieval cord attached to its tail and chains dangling from the head.
While I had been talking to Squeaker, Knocker and Air-raid had got a length of scaffolding and stuck it upright in a pile of builder's sand, announcing that it was their flag pole.
A friend of mine, punished for the heinous offence of flatulating during morning assembly, was duly dispatched for knobs and knocker duty that afternoon.
The missing knocker was on the right side of the external door, which was installed about 80 years ago to safeguard the main entrance door of the Safavid-era mosque, the Mehr News Agency reported Sunday.
I had to move in very close to the knocker to make those details large enough to see.
When neighbors thought the castle was going to be razed, they took stained-glass windows, French doors, copper door hinges and the lion's head door knocker, and even used a sledgehammer to dislodge the ornate iron banister from the curving staircase.
Sir Bobby Robson shrugs off criticism from Newcastle United chairman and chief knocker, Freddy Shepherd
These days, they stand on the corner caressing their bankrolls -- "begging for the attentions of a knocker [plainclothes cop] or stickup artist.
The final cast member is an incongruous, ragged Guyanese gold miner, a "por' knocker," who is invoked spectrally in his son Kwami's reveries and exists as a metaphoric inspiration for the group's fight.
A single knocker rattler adds to the sonic attraction.
95 DOOR KNOCKER Strand 1 lite glazed hardwood veneer door, B&Q, www.
Architecture expert Barry Lawson, from Gosforth, Newcastle, has recreated the distinctive lions head door knocker which was attached to Durham Cathedral's north door for 900 years.
Architecture expert Barry Lawson, from Gosforth, has recreated the lions head door knocker which was attached to Durham Cathedral.
IT STARTED with Johnny Hancocks, has now included Knocker Knowles and soon Major Buckley will be making an appearance.