verb (used with object), knobbed, knob·bing.
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Origin of knob
OTHER WORDS FROM knobknoblike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH knobknob , nob
Words nearby knob
Example sentences from the Web for knob
They are easy to swap out in seconds with a quick-release knob.Smartwatch accessories to give your high-tech friends and family|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
Using the two buttons in the front and single knob to control the grind amount, you have full control over your coffee.Gear to make every day feel like National Coffee Day|PopSci Commerce Team|September 29, 2020|Popular Science
WTB’s Venture hits the sweet spot with a fast-rolling center tread pattern for pavement and sturdy edge knobs that instill confidence when turning on sandy or rocky gravel roads.
There is some granularity, and companies can adjust the knob depending on specific needs.Teemyco creates virtual offices so you can grab a room and talk with colleagues|Romain Dillet|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
It’s super easy to use, just plug it in, set your desired temperature with the control knob, wait until the “ready” indicator light turns on, and pour your batter.Crepe pans you’ll use for breakfast, lunch, and dinner|PopSci Commerce Team|September 3, 2020|Popular Science
All a thief had to do was take off the dial knob on the safe and place the little joker on inside of it.
Then, after carefully replacing the knob, it could be left there undetected.
But it was still the place where Kandynce did not need eyesight to find a door or a drawer or a knob.
When Hank comes home and has a little sip of the Knob Creek--it was in that scene.Dean Norris Deconstructs “Breaking Bad’s” Hank Schrader|Andrew Romano|September 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Terrified, she and her son cried as the man tried to turn the knob of the door where they hid.Zimmerman’s Twin Lakes Community Was on Edge Before Trayvon Shooting|Amy Green|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The lone pine on the stone cap of Gander Knob waved its farewell, and we clattered down the long slope into the great world.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
A stop-knob bearing the inscription, "Noli me tangere" (touch me not), was attached to the console.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
Mrs. Ducksmith parted her smooth black hair in the middle and fastened it in a knob at the back of her head.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The shorter native had his hair collected into a knob at the top of his head, which gave him a ferocious appearance.
The mayorʼs symbol of office is a cane with a silver knob, plated ferrule, and black cord and tassels.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman