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pocketknife Syllabification: pock·et·knife
Pronunciation: /ˈpäkətˌnīf/

Definition of pocketknife in English:


(plural pocketknives) chiefly North American
A knife with a folding blade or blades, suitable for carrying in a pocket.
Example sentences
  • I pulled it out of my pocket and found my pocketknife.
  • ‘You won't feel a thing,’ he whispered to me as he grabbed his pocketknife out of his pocket.
  • Walking forward he pulled the silver pocketknife from his pocket then started peeling the thorns off, and cutting the stems.
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