chef's knife

or chef knife

[ shefs nahyf or shef nahyf ]
/ ˈʃɛfs ˌnaɪf or ˈʃɛf ˌnaɪf /


a multipurpose kitchen knife with a wide blade usually 8 to 10 inches long and tapering to a point, used for slicing, chopping, etc.

Origin of chef's knife

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019