[ nokt-doun ]
/ ˈnɒktˈdaʊn /


composed of parts or units that can be disassembled: knocked-down furniture.
Informal. condensed, abridged, simplified, unadorned, etc.: a knocked-down version of a Broadway musical.

Origin of knocked-down

First recorded in 1770–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for knocked-down

  • So we're getting a pilot plant: eggs, incubator, and a knocked-down broiler battery so we can try the idea out.

    The Lani People|J. F. Bone
  • A dozen of the crew put the knocked-down boats together on the beach.

    Adventure|Jack London