Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: knob
IPA transcription: [n'ɑb]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: knob, boss
    Meaning: a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  • Synonyms: knob
    Meaning: a round handle
Usage examples
  • His fingers touched the metal knob at last.
  • When little Abe was four years old his father and mother moved from Rock Spring Farm to a better place on Knob Creek, a few miles to the northeast of the farm where he was born.
  • Dundee crossed the room, stepping over the dead man's stick--a swank affair of dark, polished wood, with a heavy knob of carved onyx, which lay about a foot beyond the reach of the curled fingers of the stiff right hand.