pocket knife

Definitions of pocket knife
  1. noun
    a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
    synonyms: pocketknife
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    clasp knife, jackknife
    a large knife with one or more folding blades
    a small pocketknife; originally used to cut quill pens
    flick knife, flick-knife, switchblade, switchblade knife
    a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
    type of:
    edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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