Definitions For Knocking


  • The sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
  • A hard, sharp hit
  • The sound made by a hard hit
  • An experience that makes you less confident or successful for a period of time : a difficult or painful experience


  • To hit something (such as a door) with the knuckles of your hand or with a hard object (such as a knocker) in order to get people's attention
  • To hit (something or someone) in a forceful way
  • To touch or hit someone or something in a way that is not planned or intended

Is Knocking a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Knocking is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Knocking in a Sentence

  • The ball knocked him on the chin.
  • She knocked the glass from his hand.
  • He knocked the baseball over the fence.
  • He gave him a knock on the head.
  • There was a loud knock at the door.
  • She took some knocks early in her career.

Synonyms for Knocking

Antonyms for Knocking

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