Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dated A knob attached to the steering wheel of a motor vehicle, especially before the widespread availability of power steering, helping the driver steer with one arm.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • A few examples here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brodie_knob

    I remember seeing this thingamajig but I never knew it had a name.

    November 21, 2019

  • Thanks, vm--you just answered a question I didn't even know I had!

    November 22, 2019

  • The plot thickens...

    necker's knob: A knob attached to the steering wheel of an automobile, especially before the widespread availability of power steering, helping the driver steer with one arm and leaving the other arm free to provide romantic attention to a companion.

    November 25, 2019