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  • n. Plural form of knock-off.

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Examples

  • Be sure it is a REAL Croc item as the knock-offs are inferior.

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  • But my biggest problem was with a stupid group of European holy men levitating inside some sacred Asian mountain stronghold, wearing what looked like cheap Buddhist robe knock-offs.

    the imaginarium of doctor parnassus « paper fruit

  • In a way, as long as one's Levi's aren't knock-offs made by counterfeiters, they are authentic.

    'Fake Authenticity' for Sale

  • But if Johnson noticed during his visit that the show includes not only modern knock-offs, but also a fine historic tepee embellished with beaded medallions and, on the back, with beaded panels, he neglected to mention that to his readers:

    Lee Rosenbaum: Native Americans, Brooklyn-Style: Family-Friendly, Deeply Informative "Tipi" Show

  • For the most part, Teen fashion Tumblrs are a mixture of high fashion images from runways and magazines, fashion-like Flickr images, commonly of very thin young Caucasians, faces hidden behind their long straight hair, commercial fashion shoots featuring Asian teens in latest knock-offs and short clips from films demonstrating an almost comic ability to find that one Emo sentence even in the worst of movies "Do you tell me lies because they sound better?"

    Daria Shualy: Faceless Fashion: Torsos Hot on Teen Tumblr

  • The creation of such speciality pieces is also a way for high fashion to draw a line in the sand, placing knock-offs squarely on the other side.

    Is Ready-to-Wear the New Couture?

  • The building's second floor is devoted almost entirely to phone stalls offering everything from new units by brand name companies to "14-day phones" that were returned within the refund period, Chinese-made counterfeits that could fool an expert, and knock-offs by "Nokla" and "Sory-Ericssen" that wouldn't fool anybody.

    Commerce in the Rough

  • Shopping to excess is no longer immoral, so the argument is that knock-offs fund terrorism.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Radically different model: innovation is interactive; IP rights should protect against knock-offs but allow building upon.

    TPRC, Intellectual Property Rights and Competition

  • Proponents use the language of theft: buying knock-offs is stealing.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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