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Synonyms of knob in English:


  • 1 the drakes have a black bill with a knob at the base
    lump, bump, protuberance, projection, protrusion, bulge, swelling, knot, node, nodule, gnarl, growth, outgrowth, excrescence, carbuncle, tumour;
    boss, stud, ball, knop, nub
    technical umbo
    rare tumescence
  • 2 he fiddled with the knobs on the radio
    dial, button, switch, on/off switch, key
  • 3 she turned the knob and pushed open the door
    doorknob, handle, door handle, grip, pull
  • 4 spread a few knobs of butter over the surface
    nugget, nub, nubble, lump, pat, cake, ball, cube, chunk, gobbet, dollop, piece, bit, portion, wedge, hunk, bar, slab
    British informal wodge, gob
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