Definition of Swiss army knife in English:

Swiss army knife

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(also Swiss army penknife)


( • trademark in the UK)
  • A penknife incorporating several blades and other tools such as scissors and screwdrivers.
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    • You'll need to scrape out his hooves twice a day, and not with that tool on a Swiss army knife if you're fond of your fingertips.
    • Nervously, he reached into his pocket and pulled out his Swiss army knife and opened the blade.
    • Craft scissors, surgical scissors, sewing scissors, corkscrews, Swiss army knives and bottle openers, all available at unbeatable prices!

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