Definition of door knocker in English:
A metal or wooden instrument hinged to a door and rapped by visitors to attract attention and gain entry.
- Her time away had sharpened her eyes so that she could no longer overlook the tarnished brass door knocker or the window shutter hanging by one rusted hinge.
- I loved the cover with a gold door knocker on a dark-blue background, but the sales reps decreed it too safe.
- He had hated the house the moment he saw it - a showy, gold-trimmed monstrosity whose gilded door knocker and audacious balconies and turrets breathed wealth.
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