Definition of table knife in English:
A knife used at meals, especially for eating the main course.
- He fetched a table knife from the kitchen, noting that the kettle was now boiling nicely.
- When Don said this he picked up his table knife and made a thrusting motion with it.
- Except for folding types and some individual fish knives, table knives had always had handles that were shorter than, or of equal length to, their blades.