knock it off

Quit or stop doing something, as in Knock it off, boys! That's enough noise. This term is often used as an imperative. [Colloquial; c. 1900] Also see knock off.


Nearby words

  1. knock dead,
  2. knock down,
  3. knock down with a feather,
  4. knock for a loop,
  5. knock into a cocked hat,
  6. knock off,
  7. knock on wood,
  8. knock oneself out,
  9. knock out,
  10. knock over

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