knockers


knockers
   a woman's breasts
   Again from the shape of a door knocker and its movement in a vertical plane when activated:
    I could see a roomful of libidinous Japanese with their mouths open, transfixed by a wobbling pair of Russian knockers. (Theroux, 1988)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • Knockers — Knockers, auch Knacker, Bwca (walisisch), Bucca (kornisch), Tommyknockers (USA), ist der Name von Kobolden in Wales oder Cornwall. Der Name leitet sich von ihrer Angewohnheit ab, an die Wände von Bergwerken zu klopfen. Auch die Púcas, die in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • knockers — 1. n. the breasts. (Usually objectionable.) □ Nice knockers, huh? □ All you think about is knockers. 2. n. the testicles. (Usually objectionable.) □ Pow, right in the knockers. Ye gods, it hurt! □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • knockers —    Cornish tin miners believed there were helpful spirits in the mines, who could be heard hammering at places where there was a good lode of ore; they might also knock as a warning of danger, for instance before a rock fall. There were several… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • knockers — noun A womans breasts …   Wiktionary

  • knockers — Irish Slang breasts …   English dialects glossary

  • Knockers — Another word for breasts …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • knockers — n pl 1. female breasts. A widespread usage which seems to have arisen as recently as the 1940s. It has been suggested, but not convincingly demonstrated, that the word comes from norks and was first coined in Australia, whence it spread to the… …   Contemporary slang

  • knockers — knock·er || nÉ‘kÉ™(r) / nÉ’k n. door knocker; one who knocks; faultfinder, critic; (Slang) woman s breast (vulgar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knockers — informal a woman s breasts. → knocker …   English new terms dictionary

  • knockers — Noun. Breasts. Possibly named due to the nature of their movements during activity …   English slang and colloquialisms


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