- 1.1 (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.More example sentences1.2 (person, thing) [colloquial/familiar] he/she's a knockout está super bien the show was a knockout el espectáculo fue un exitazo [colloquial/familiar]
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- 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.
- 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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