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Words with a Silent K

Based on the definitions, guess these words that have a silent K.
Hint: They all start with Kn
Last updated: August 27, 2015
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Definition
Word
Warrior of the Middle Ages
Knight
To loop yarn together with needles
Knit
Shiv or dagger, for example
Knife
Patella
Kneecap
Tired, to a Brit
Knackered
Backpack
Knapsack
Women's underpants (British)
Knickers
To sit on one's knees
Kneel
Definition
Word
Door opener
Knob
Finger joint
Knuckle
To use the above to press dough
Knead
Biblical term for sex, “Adam ___ Eve his wife”
Knew
Roguish person, or the Jack in a deck of cards
Knave
The sound of a bell tolling
Knell
Small rounded hill
Knoll
Wood knot, or the grip on a barbell
Knurl
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level 33
Nov 21, 2013
i think knee should be excepted as patella. i kept typing it in not knowing why it wouldn't work and finally gave up.
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level 49
Nov 22, 2013
I even tried "knee bone". Of all the stupid words to blank on, "cap" has got to be some kind of record for me.
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level 72
Jul 23, 2015
I agree that 'knee' should be excepted as the answer to 'patella'; please don't accept wrong answers (Vog is correct - the patella is the kneecap bone, not the entire knee).
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level 32
May 9, 2017
accepted*
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level 43
May 9, 2017
Yeah just give us knee…
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level 31
Oct 10, 2017
It already is excepted. Ooooohhhhhhhh.
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level 68
Apr 21, 2019
Not for me.i kept typing until I finished kneecap.
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level 67
Nov 21, 2013
Who Knew?
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level 57
Apr 12, 2017
Watch your language! :)
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level 71
Nov 21, 2013
Tried knocked up
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level 75
Nov 21, 2013
You should accept doorknob.
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level 35
May 26, 2014
I don't think very many people have thought about the word knurl any time. It shouldn't be a word because I still don't know what the heck it means
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level 68
Apr 21, 2019
Well, you're fun.
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level 82
Dec 2, 2014
I cannot believe I missed knife; sometimes the obvious are just too obvious!
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level 58
Aug 11, 2015
How do you sit on your knees? It's impossible. (For me at least). Maybe some practice.
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level 75
Jan 10, 2016
Yes, agreed.
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level 67
Feb 10, 2016
I agree, but I can't think of another way of giving a clue for Kneel?
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level 75
Jan 13, 2019
to rest on one's knees? dictionary def: a position in which the body is supported by a knee or the knees
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level 54
Feb 6, 2016
Ah, for knell, kept thinking of onomatopoeia! Couldn't find much onomatopoeia with silent letters, as you can imagine...
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level 75
Jan 13, 2019
how about knock?
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level 75
Mar 1, 2016
Zooming right along until the last one. Never heard of knurl, along with 93% of the quiz takers. We always call a wood knot a "wood knot".
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level 75
Mar 1, 2016
I just googled the definition of knurl and the dictionary says, "A small projecting knob or ridge, especially in a series around the edge of something." I did see references to the handle of a barbel called a knurl, but nothing pointing to it being a wood knot. Is that a regional thing?
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level 72
Mar 1, 2016
I remember when we did metalwork at school [in UK] the knurl being the patterned rough bit on a metal handle. I guessed from the barbell grip clue, not the wood knot.
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level 72
Mar 1, 2016
The 'k' in knight is not silent. It is pronounced 'kiiinnnnigit'
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level 78
Jun 10, 2016
Comment win.
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level 60
Jan 8, 2017
Oui oui
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level 68
Apr 21, 2019
I fart in your general direction.
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level 47
Mar 1, 2016
Knifty!
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level 62
May 1, 2016
You could add knot
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level 75
Jul 5, 2018
Or not.
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level 39
Apr 10, 2017
Knock!
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level 62
Feb 8, 2018
Learned a new word today! Knurl. Thanks, QM!
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level 55
Jul 4, 2018
I saw "yam" instead of "yarn." I could not figure out the word for looping yams together with needles.
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level 52
Oct 3, 2018
for the kneel one.. how about "What some people do in church while they pray" or along those lines
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