Definition of pigsticker in English:

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pigsticker

Pronunciation: /ˈpiɡˌstikər/

noun

informal
A long sharp knife or weapon.
Example sentences
  • I have a dog, and a nice sharp pigsticker just in case I come across someone with the case of the stupids.
  • The same is true of the world's most famous knife which, all due respect to the late Mr. Bowie notwithstanding, is a hollow-handle, saw-tooth pigsticker made by the late Jimmy Lile.
  • The first is a heavy mortise chisel, of the variety affectionately called a ‘pigsticker’.

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Syllabification: pig·stick·er

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