Definition of knock off in English:

knock off

  • informal Stop work.
    More example sentences
    • The typical Australian working day starts in the sunshine at 8am, and shortly after everyone knocks off at 4pm, the parks will be full of men chucking a ball about until the sun goes down.
    • They worked on the project three or four afternoons a week, knocking off around five to drink beer and talk.
    • Why can't they have patrols instead of knocking off from work early in the day.
    Synonyms
    stop work, finish work, finish working, clock off, close shop, shut down, leave work, finish the working day; take a break, break, break off, rest, pause, stop, halt, finish
    informal call it a day, have a breather, take five
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