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.' name='description'> necker's knob - definition and meaning

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  • noun idiomatic, slang, dated 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.

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  • The plot thickens... "leaving the other arm free to provide romantic attention to a companion."

    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.

    See Brodie knob.

    November 25, 2019