Definition of knockout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnɒkaʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːkaʊt//
    Combat sports, Attractiveness
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  1. 1(abbreviation KO) (in boxing) a blow that makes an opponent fall to the ground and be unable to get up, so that he or she loses the fight The match ended in knockout in the fifth round. Sanchez won by a second-round knockout. See related entries: Combat sports
  2. 2(informal) a person or thing that is very attractive or impressive She’s an absolute knockout. See related entries: Attractiveness
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