Definition Knock knock

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Definition

to knock (on, at a door): to bang, to tap (at the door, so that somebody will let you in)
verb

to hear a knock at the door: to hear a noise, a bang at the door
idiom

"knock knock": onomatopoeia that imitates the sound of knocking at the door; a type of joke (that usually finishes with a play on words)
idiom
-Knock Knock! -Who’s there? -Ken. -Ken who? -Ken I come in? It's freezing out here!

Pronunciation examples
UK: I thought someone was knocking at the door, but there was nobody there.
US: I will knock on your door at 9AM to wake you up.

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