any of various knives, often with a retractable, replaceable razorlike blade, used for a variety of cutting, scraping, or scoring work: The crafts department sells a fully equipped tool kit, complete with all the sizes of utility knives that you’re looking for.
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How to use utility knife in a sentence
This year, the best home products include a utility knife that turns into a scraper, a robotic vacuum-mop that knows how to avoid wetting your carpet, and shingles that very well could contain recycled asphalt from your neighbor’s old roof.
Those formerly luscious locks love to loop, loop, loop around the rotating cylinder until it’s so clogged you have to wield scissors or a utility knife to free it—barely able to tell which bristles are built in and which used to be on someone’s dome.
For knives, all you need are a sharp chef’s knife and a small utility knife.
He took from his pocket a general utility knife and slipped out a thin steel needle.The Secret House | Edgar Wallace
Moving as if in a dream, he reached down into his lap and drew out a small utility knife.Makers | Cory Doctorow
This will be your table knife, as well as cooking and general utility knife.Packing and Portaging | Dillon Wallace