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pock·et·knife

 (pŏk′ĭt-nīf′)
n.
A small knife with blades or a blade that can fold into the handle when not in use.

pocketknife

(ˈpɒkɪtˌnaɪf)
n, pl -knives
(Tools) a small knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle; penknife

pock•et•knife

(ˈpɒk ɪtˌnaɪf)

n., pl. -knives.
a knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle, suitable for carrying in the pocket.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pocketknife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handlepocketknife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
clasp knife, jackknife - a large knife with one or more folding blades
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
penknife - 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
Translations
žepni nož

pocketknife

[ˈpɒkɪtnaɪf] N (pocketknives (pl)) → navaja f

pocketknife

[ˈpɒkɪtnaɪf] n (-knives (pl)) → temperino
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