Definition of 'penknife'
Example sentences containing 'penknife'
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Bird took a penknife from his waistcoat pocket and opened it. A SEASON IN HELL (2002)The break-in hadn't required anything more than a penknife. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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Translations for 'penknife'
British English: penknife /ˈpɛnˌnaɪf/ NOUN
A penknife is a small knife with a blade that folds back into the handle.
- American English: penknife
- Arabic: مِطْوَاةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: canivete
- Chinese: 小刀
- Croatian: džepni nož
- Czech: kapesní nůž
- Danish: lommekniv
- Dutch: zakmes
- European Spanish: navaja
- Finnish: kynäveitsi
- French: canif
- German: Taschenmesser
- Greek: σουγιάς
- Italian: temperino
- Japanese: ペンナイフ
- Korean: 펜나이프
- Norwegian: lommekniv
- Polish: scyzoryk
- European Portuguese: canivete
- Romanian: briceag
- Russian: перочинный нож
- Spanish: navaja
- Swedish: fickkniv
- Thai: มีดเล็กที่พับได้
- Turkish: çakı
- Ukrainian: складаний ніж
- Vietnamese: dao nhíp
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