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English

Etymology

Akin to Old Norse knappr (whence Danish knap, button)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
knob

Plural
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  1. A rounded protuberance, handle, or control switch.
  2. (geography) A prominent rounded hill.
  3. A rounded ornament on the hilt of an edged weapon; a pommel.
  4. A prominent, rounded bump along a mountain ridge.
  5. (slang) The penis.
  6. (slang) (pejorative) A contemptible person.
  7. (cooking) A dollop, an amount just larger than a spoonful (usually referring to butter)

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Verb

Infinitive
to knob

Third person singular
knobs

Simple past
knobbed

Past participle
knobbed

Present participle
knobbing

to knob (third-person singular simple present knobs, present participle knobbing, simple past and past participle knobbed)
  1. (UK) (slang) To have sex with.

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