with (brass) knobs on Brit.


with (brass) knobs on Brit.
with (brass) knobs on Brit.
informal
and something more, used especially for returning an insult.
knob

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  • with knobs on — adverb : in an especially eminent manner : to an especially notable degree anglophile though the first three pictures were, the new one is more so with knobs on Newsweek whatever problem a town can have … we have it with knobs on Sam Pollock * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • knob — noun 1》 a rounded lump or ball, especially at the end or on the surface of something.     ↘a ball shaped handle on a door or drawer.     ↘a round button on a machine. 2》 a small lump of something: a knob of butter. 3》 chiefly N. Amer. a prominent …   English new terms dictionary

  • knob — [[t]nɒ̱b[/t]] knobs 1) N COUNT A knob is a round handle on a door or drawer which you use in order to open or close it. He turned the knob and pushed against the door. 2) N COUNT A knob is a rounded lump or ball on top of a post or stick. A loose …   English dictionary