• Knockdown Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of force sufficient to fell or completely overthrow; as, a knockdown blow; a knockdown argument.
  2. (n.) A felling by a knock, as of a combatant, or of an animal.
  3. (a.) Of or pertaining to the act of knocking down at an auction; specif., designating the price below which an article will not be disposed by the auctioneer.
  4. (a.) Designating a rivet end to be formed into a head by upsetting in fastening.
  5. (n.) A knocking down; a felling by a knock; a blow that overwhelms; also, a fist fight.
  6. (a.) Made or constructed so as to be capable of being knocked down or taken apart, as for transportation.
  7. (n.) That which knocks one down; something that overpowers or overwhelms, as strong liquor; specif., a kind of ale or beer that is very strong.
  8. (a.) Of such force as to fell or overthrow; overwhelming; as, a knockdown blow.
  9. (n.) Something that knocks down, or takes apart, for packing or removal, as a piece of furniture; also, state of being knocked down, or taken apart.