Synonyms of knob
1 handleDictionary • He turned the knob and pushed against the door.
handle • The handle of a cricket bat protruded from under his arm.
2 ballDictionary • a loose brass knob on the bedstead
nub • In the middle of the dish was a green candle burned down to a nub.
protuberance • a protuberance on the upper jawbone
lump • I've got a lump on my shoulder.
bump • The truck hit a bump and bounced.
hump • The path goes over a large hump by a tree.
protrusion • an ugly protrusion on the ankle where the bone had not set properly
3 dialDictionary • the volume knob
switch • a light switch
button • He pressed the 'play' button.
4 lumpDictionary • a knob of butter
lump • a lump of wood
piece • Another piece of cake?
wedge • a wedge of cheese
mass • Cut it up before it cools and sets into a solid mass.
cake • He bought a cake of soap.
chunk • Cut the melon into chunks.
hunk • a thick hunk of bread
nugget • Miners sifting gravel from the Yukon River in search of gold nuggets
gob • a gob of ice
clod • a clod of earth from which a mass of thick plant roots protruded
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bumpA bump on a road is a raised, uneven part.
• The truck hit a bump and bounced.
buttonA button is a small object on a machine or electrical device that you press in order to operate it.
• He pressed the 'play' button.
Thesaurus for knob from the Collins English Thesaurus
a rounded projection from a surface, such as a lump on a tree trunk