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Meaning of KNACKER

Pronunciation:  'nakur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who buys up old horses for slaughter
  2. [n]  someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them
 

KNACKER is a 7 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: butcher, slaughterer, wrecker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Knack"er\, n.
    1. One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc. --Mortimer.
    
    2. One of two or more pieces of bone or wood held loosely
       between the fingers, and struck together by moving the
       hand; -- called also {clapper}. --Halliwell.
    
    
  2. \Knack"er\, n. [Cf. Icel. hnakkr a saddle.]
    1. a harness maker. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    
    2. One who slaughters worn-out horses and sells their flesh
       for dog's meat. [Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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