ken

  1. range of what one can know or understand

    Synonyms : cognizance
    Type Of : knowing
    Examples :
    • beyond my ken
  2. the range of vision

    Synonyms : sight
    Type Of : compass, grasp, range, reach

kleptomania

  1. an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive

    Type Of : cacoethes, mania, passion

kangaroo

  1. any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail

    Type Of : marsupial, pouched mammal

korean

  1. a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language

    Type Of : asian, asiatic
  2. the Altaic language spoken by Koreans

    Type Of : altaic, altaic language
  3. of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language

kurta

  1. a loose collarless shirt worn by many people on the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars or pyjama)

    Type Of : shirt

khaki

  1. a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms

    Type Of : cloth, fabric, material, textile
  2. of a yellowish brown color

knitting

  1. needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine

    Synonyms : knit, knitwork
    Type Of : needlecraft, needlework
  2. creating knitted wear

    Type Of : handicraft

kids

  1. be silly or tease one another

    Synonyms : banter, chaff, jolly, josh
    Type Of : tease, tantalize, cod, taunt, ride, twit, rag, rally, razz, bait, tantalise
    Examples :
    • After we relaxed, we just kidded around
  2. tell false information to for fun

    Synonyms : pull the leg of
    Type Of : slang, befool, cod, dupe, fool, gull, put on, put one across, put one over, take in
  3. a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age

    Synonyms : child
    Type Of : progeny, issue, offspring
    Examples :
    • they were able to send their kids to college
  4. soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat

    Synonyms : kidskin
    Type Of : leather
    Examples :
    • kid gloves
  5. English dramatist (1558-1594)

    Synonyms : kyd, thomas kid, thomas kyd
  6. a young person of either sex

    Synonyms : child, fry, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster
    Type Of : juvenile person, juvenile
    Examples :
    • they're just kids
  7. young goat

    Type Of : caprine animal, goat

knob

  1. an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

    Synonyms : pommel
    Type Of : decoration, ornamentation, ornament
  2. any thickened enlargement

    Synonyms : node, thickening
    Type Of : convex shape, convexity
  3. a circular rounded projection or protuberance

    Synonyms : boss
    Type Of : projection
  4. a round handle

    Type Of : hold, handle, handgrip, grip

knock

  1. a vigorous blow

    Synonyms : bang, bash, belt, smash
    Type Of : bump, blow
    Examples :
    • the sudden knock floored him
  2. the act of hitting vigorously

    Synonyms : belt, rap, whack, whang
    Type Of : blow
  3. find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

    Synonyms : criticise, criticize, pick apart
    Type Of : notice, comment, point out, remark
    Examples :
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  4. deliver a sharp blow or push

    Synonyms : strike hard
    Type Of : strike
    Examples :
    • He knocked the glass clear across the room
  5. knock against with force or violence

    Synonyms : bump
    Type Of : impinge on, strike, run into, hit, collide with
  6. make light, repeated taps on a surface

    Synonyms : pink, rap, tap
    Type Of : sound, go
  7. the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

    Synonyms : knocking
    Type Of : sound
    Examples :
    • the knocking grew louder
  8. sound like a car engine that is firing too early

    Synonyms : ping, pink
    Type Of : go, sound
  9. negative criticism

    Synonyms : roast
    Type Of : critique, criticism
  10. a bad experience

    Type Of : misfortune, bad luck
    Examples :
    • the school of hard knocks
  11. rap with the knuckles

    Type Of : rap, knap
    Examples :
    • knock on the door