knob NOUN 1) a rounded lump or ball at the end or on the surface of something. 2) a ball-shaped handle on a door or drawer. 3) a round button on a machine. 4) a small lump of something. 5) chiefly N. Amer. a prominent round hill. 6) vulgar slang a man's penis.
DERIVATIVES knobbed adjective knobby adjective.
ORIGIN Low German knobbe 'knot, knob, bud' .

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