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adjective British slang
  1. broken
  2. worn out
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Word Origin for knacked

C20: from knackered
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Historical Examples of knacked

  • Imagine the grey wilderness of stone and rubble, of old workings and knacked bals.

    Nooks and Corners of Cornwall

    C. A. Dawson Scott

  • He passed me by that close I cou'd ha' knacked 'n over wi' a stick, but he didn' see me more'n ef I'd a'been a pisky-man.

    The Astonishing History of Troy Town

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch