Knock Adjectives

  • Great
  • Hollow-Sounding
  • Double
  • Hard
  • Terrible
  • Determined
  • Gentle
  • Sudden
  • Low
  • Sharp
  • Timid
  • Loud
  • Weighty
  • First
  • How do you describe Knock?

    • 1. He expected that they would have to force the door, but at the first knock it was thrown open by a tall, thin woman of middle years. 🔊
    • 2. Presently I heard the sweep of woman's robes and there came a low knock upon the door. 🔊
    • 3. With a half-uttered groan he sank down upon a chair, and fell into a sort of abstraction, which was interrupted by a sharp knock at his door. 🔊
    • 4. Then having tantalized the giant for a while, he gave him a most weighty knock with his pickaxe on the very crown of his head, and killed him on the spot. 🔊
    • 5. At half-past nine, punctually, Mr. Snowdon's double knock sounded at the door. 🔊
    • 6. One evening after supper a loud knock at the door caused the dog to look up quickly, while Hippity-Hop jumped with fuzzed tail and excited eyes. 🔊
    • 7. His physician was written to and replied that on the same day he had been busy thinking of his patient, when a sudden knock at the door startled him and made him jump and clap his hands together. 🔊
    • 8. After a timid knock she passed in, and made a little picture as she stood in the firelight, in her brown velveteen frock and large white-frilled pinafore. 🔊
    • 9. There came a double knock at the house-door, but it did not attract her attention; a knock at her own room, and only when some one entered was she recalled to the present. 🔊
    • 10. Thus he was dreaming on pleasantly, hopefully, and yet not without doubts, when a sharp knock at his door banished the last vestige of romance from his mind. 🔊
    • 11. In such reverie and such consideration he lay immersed, oblivious of the present moment, and did not stir from his chair until the postman shook the frail walls with a violent double knock. 🔊
    • 12. Then suddenly a loud knock startled them all, and as Michael rose to go to the door there followed him the resounding clatter of the tongs falling on the hearth. 🔊
    • 13. Humming, in the lightness of her heart, a little tune, Alice crossed to the apartment of their neighbor, not pausing after her first knock at the rear kitchen door. 🔊
    • 14. She was aroused from her reflections by the soft but penetrating notes of a Japanese gong, followed by a gentle knock on the door and the entrance of an elderly maid, who informed her it was time to dress for dinner. 🔊
    • 15. They little suspected that this awkward-looking leap was one of the most difficult feats in the air ever attempted, or that it had cost Ryan weeks of patient practice and many a hard knock before he mastered it. 🔊
    • 16. It was but a short distance to the buildings: they went up the winding stone staircase, and Sidney gave a hollow-sounding knock at one of the two doors that faced each other on the fifth storey. 🔊
    • 17. But the admiral beckoned peremptorily, the poet's hand was on the cabin door, when a loud knock sounded on the other side. 🔊
    • 18. And so one Thursday night, when the wind was howling dismally, and the rain pattering on the windows, and the fire in my little grate looking all the brighter from the contrast, a timid knock came to my door. 🔊
    • 19. He's had a hard knock somewhere; and until he is strong enough to walk, we must keep his interest away from that thought. 🔊
    • 20. The next Sunday, while Pinkey was frying some odds and ends in the pan to freshen them up for breakfast, Mrs Partridge, who was finishing a novelette in bed, heard a determined knock on the door. 🔊