flick-knife

or flick knife

[flik-nahyf]

noun Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. flic,
  2. flicflac,
  3. flichter,
  4. flick,
  5. flick knife,
  6. flick-pass,
  7. flicker,
  8. flickertail,
  9. flickertail state,
  10. flics

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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