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KNUCKLE DOWN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does knuckle down mean? 

KNUCKLE DOWN (verb)
  The verb KNUCKLE DOWN has 1 sense:

1. work very hard, like a slave

  Familiarity information: KNUCKLE DOWN used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


KNUCKLE DOWN (verb)


Sense 1knuckle down [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Work very hard, like a slave

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

break one's back; buckle down; knuckle down; slave

Hypernyms (to "knuckle down" is one way to...):

do work; work (be employed)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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