knife

/ˈnaɪf/

  • Noun
  • a usually sharp blade attached to a handle that is used for cutting or as a weapon
    1. Each dinner guest gets two forks, a knife, and a spoon.
    2. He pulled/drew a knife on me and threatened to stab me with it.
  • very quickly and easily
    1. The bill passed through the senate like a hot knife through butter.
  • to say or do things that cause more pain to someone who is already suffering
    1. Any more cuts in government aid to these poor people will be twisting the knife in the wound.
  • having a medical operation
    1. I'm going under the knife [=having surgery] tomorrow.
  • Verb
  • to injure (someone) with a knife
    1. He died after being knifed in the chest.
  • to move easily and quickly like a knife cutting through something
    1. ships knifing through the waves

Những từ liên quan với KNIFE

dagger, sickle, steel, scythe, point, blade, machete, bayonet, cutter, cutlass, scalpel, stiletto, shank