noun, plural knives [nahyvz]. /naɪvz/.
verb (used with object), knifed, knif·ing.
verb (used without object), knifed, knif·ing.
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Idioms for knife
Origin of knife
OTHER WORDS FROM knifeknifelike, adjectiveknifer, noun
Example sentences from the Web for knife
Instead, he slowly jack-knifes from the hips until his shoelaces are level with his face.
Many of them, she said, were carrying stones and knifes in their handbags and backpacks, and weren't the least bit afraid.
I see 'ow it was; Duran knifes the man, steals the kid, and 'as me to run; and 'ee stays be'ind to 'elp put the blyme on me.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
Now Ive got to shut down one lathe till the other knifes ground down.Sudden Jim|Clarence Budington Kelland
British Dictionary definitions for knife
noun plural knives (naɪvz)
Derived forms of knifeknifelike, adjectiveknifer, noun
Word Origin for knife
Idioms and Phrases with knife
see at gunpoint (knifepoint); under the knife; you could cut it with a knife.