noun(plural pocketknives) chiefly North American
A knife with a folding blade or blades, suitable for carrying in a pocket.
More 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.
Definition of pocketknife in:
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