January 30, 2006

knock-out

Posted in Idioms at 10:36 am by Feng

knock-out — a highly attrative person (dict)

In one Friends show, Chandler’s mum came to visit her son. Ross complimented her that she looked youthful and nice. This, however, irritated Joey. “You think my mum is not a handsome woman”, Joey took out his mum’s old wedding picture and showed it to Ross, “now you tell me she is not a knock-out“.

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1 Comment »

  1. Brad said,

    Knock-out also meaning to be made un-concious.


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