The knockers have a very staid, serious, nay almost awful quietness about them.
Some knockers are peculiar in that the design is not always apparent.
Wimpole Street was then famous for the knockers upon its doors.
They are, sir; by the knockers, and by a supernatural voice heard at night.
Said the knockers had been riled an' he wouldn't take the risk o' goin' agin 'em.
Have you ever heard the knockers, or the supernatural voice?
Because mediums is knockers, and when they pass out a bouquet, you can bet they mean it.
It's you the knockers'll be after, next, an' much good all your readin'll do you, then!
Forty thousand knockers, with all their quantity of fright, would not make up my sum.
The knockers on the door grow impatient, and push the door open.
A woman's breasts; hooters: Dumb broads with big knockers, that's what guys go for (1941+)
A very important person; big shot, macher: Knocker means a big shot, either real or imagined, and you pronounce that first ''k''
[1960s+; fr Yiddish, literally ''one who cracks or snaps a whip'']
A consistently negative critic; detractor: that pack of knockers that have been howling (1898+)