[ UK /nˈɒb/ ]
[ US /ˈnɑb/ ]
  1. any thickened enlargement
  2. a round handle
  3. a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  4. an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
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How To Use knob In A Sentence

  • I chatter with enthusiasm whilst knobs of butter slide off the fishes' backs and sizzle to blister bubbles.
  • In 1867 another visitor, Mark Twain, called Jerusalem “the knobbiest town in the world, except Constantinople.” Crossing Mandelbaum Gate
  • Valerie cautiously approached the door, reaching for the handle and turning the knob.
  • Suddenly the lobby door crashed into the adjacent wall and stayed there, the knob half-buried in the Sheetrock. Least Resistance
  • Turn/Twiddle the little knob to adjust the volume.
  • A few appeared at the same time on both legs and were slightly raised but not 'knobbly', and not bad enough for her to want to stop wearing skirts. Home | Mail Online
  • She turned the knob and was enveloped in a shroud of fetid air as the door swung open.
  • It's simple for a thief to break glass panels and then reach in and open a doorknob from the inside. HOME SECURITY BASICS
  • As soon as she laid her hand on the doorknob the door opened from the inside and she jumped back with a start.
  • Turn the door knob to open the door.
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