dinner knife

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noun

a knife used in eating the main course of a meal.

Nearby words

  1. dinner clothes,
  2. dinner dance,
  3. dinner dress,
  4. dinner fork,
  5. dinner jacket,
  6. dinner lady,
  7. dinner pad,
  8. dinner plate,
  9. dinner ring,
  10. dinner service

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Examples from the Web for dinner knife

  • He had a dinner-knife in his hand, and, as I saw he was dangerous, I tried to keep the table between us.

    Dracula|Bram Stoker
  • The blades are themselves seven inches of this length, and are flat, like the blade of a dinner-knife brought to a point.

  • The young man, tilting back in his chair, rapped on the table with the handle of his dinner-knife.

    The Burning Spear|John Galsworthy