flick-knife

or flick knife

[ flik-nahyf ]
/ ˈflɪkˌnaɪf /

noun Chiefly British.

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Origin of flick-knife

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for flick-knife

flick knife

noun

a knife with a retractable blade that springs out when a button is pressedUS and Canadian word: switchblade
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