Definitions

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  • adv. With a knocking sound or motion.

Etymologies

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knocking +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I saw The Curious Case of Benjamin Button over the holidays with my Mom, and besides the awesome makeup and the feet-knockingly beautiful image of a young Brad Pitt, what stuck with me was one of the final scenes in the movie.

    blog: January 2009

  • Although it is true that I've been brain-knockingly busy for the last few months, I'm on the verge of hitting the downswing in that frantic sine curve; and besides, I had such a wonderful experience with the composition and subsequent publication of Dreadful Skin, that I was thrilled silly when the marvelous Mr. Schafer suggested doing another.

    promised announcements

  • Also, I have recently become besotted with pirates, which may or may not have something to do with how knee-knockingly gorgeous Johnny Depp looks all dressed up as swaggering skallywag Captain Jack Sparrow, and am using any given opportunity to use the following terms: Avaste!

    weeme Diary Entry

  • If only those four-seat butcher-block tables weren't so knee-knockingly small, and the dim lighting had a slightly brighter, sharper focus.

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