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knockout
American English: /ˈnɑkˌaʊt/
British English: /ˈnɒkaʊt/

Translation of knockout in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (in boxing)
    nocaut (masculine)
    K.O. (masculine) (read as: nocaut or (in Spain) cao)
    to win by a knockout
    ganar por nocaut or por K.O.
    Example sentences
    • Lewis, who has not fought since his eighth-round knockout of Mike Tyson last June, insists he will be ready.
    • Calderon focused more on movement and avoiding a knockout punch, and did not mount the same body attack he had previously.
    • Had Ali fought anyone except Joe Frazier that night, he would have been a knockout winner.
  • 2 (person, thing) [colloquial]he/she's a knockout
    está super bien
    the show was a knockout
    el espectáculo fue un exitazo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The service remains professional, quick and highly knowledgeable, but the menu seems less sexy and, while the dishes are interesting, there are few real knockouts.
    • It's definitely not an attractive look for a supposedly irresistible knockout, even though she has the necessary figure.
    • When he was voted Sexiest Man Alive earlier this year, People magazine gushed: ‘Suave and sophisticated, caring and kind, he's also a total knockout - and a one-woman man.

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