Definition of knock-down noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnɒk daʊn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːk daʊn//
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  1. 1(in boxing) an act of falling to the ground after being hit He took a count of two after a 10th-round knock-down.
  2. 2(in football (soccer )) an act of hitting a high ball down to the ground or to another player The striker's knock-down opened up an opportunity for a shot on goal. See related entries: Soccer
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: knock-down