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 knifeknife·like, adjectiveknif·er, noun
Words nearby knife
Example sentences from the Web for knifes
Many of them, she said, were carrying stones and knifes in their handbags and backpacks, and weren't the least bit afraid.
Give us some plates, any knifes, and some forks, rinse the glasses.Seeing and Hearing|George W. E. Russell
He is always as good as his word, and his promises are engraved with the knifes point.
Then he leaps forward alone—he has taken his boots off—and knifes the Priest.One-Act Plays|Various
Now Ive got to shut down one lathe till the other knifes ground down.Sudden Jim|Clarence Budington Kelland
Do you think any of those old Aztec priests, with their knifes of glass, will sacrifice you on a stone altar?
British Dictionary definitions for knifes
noun plural knives (naɪvz)
Derived forms of knifeknifelike, adjectiveknifer, noun
Word Origin for knife
Idioms and Phrases with knifes
see at gunpoint (knifepoint); under the knife; you could cut it with a knife.