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4 definitions found
 for knockoff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knock-off \Knock"-off`\, a.
     That knocks off; of or pertaining to knocking off.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  knockoff \knock"off\, n.
     A cheap imitation of something popular, produced illegally
     without a license from the trademark owner, and of inferior
     materials. [Also spelled knock-off.]
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knock-off \Knock"-off`\, n.
     1. Act or place of knocking off; that which knocks off;
        specif. (Mach.), a cam or the like for disconnecting
        something, as a device in a knitting machine to remove
        loops from the needles.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. A knockoff.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  knockoff
      n 1: an unauthorized copy or imitation [syn: knockoff,
           clone]

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