knock back

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knock back (third-person singular simple present knocks back, present participle knocking back, simple past and past participle knocked back)

  1. (transitive) To stun; to surprise.
    I was knocked back by the sheer size of the hall.
  2. (transitive) To drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly or often.
  3. (transitive, UK, Australia) To reject; to refuse.
    How many job seekers did you knock back today?

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