flick knife


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flick knife

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a knife with a retractable blade that springs out when a button is pressed. US and Canadian word: switchblade

flick knife

switchblade
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flick knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a buttonflick knife - a pocketknife with a blade that springs open at the press of a button
pocket knife, pocketknife - a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
Translations

flick knife

n (Brit) → Klappmesser nt, → Schnappmesser nt

flick knife

n (Brit) → coltello a serramanico
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The 16-year-old, who is from Telford, admitted having an eight-inch kitchen knife, while Shepherd, of Willowfield in Woodside, Telford, admitted having a six-inch flick knife.
He admitted perverting the course of justice by lying to police and possession of a flick knife.
A teenager has been cleared of the murder of his grammar schoolboy friend with a flick knife.
He also denies a charge of conspiracy to rob but he admits perverting the course of justice and possessing a flick knife.
Once in the 70s, a group of teens were harassing passersby and flicking a chain at them (what can I tell you, apparently the 70s weren't just all flares and Free Love) and my mum got out her flick knife (look, I never said this was going to be pretty) and warned, 'Try it - I know I can kill at least two of you.' You couldn't do that now.
Zain Shahzad was caught with the flick knife as he confronted another man in a packed St David's shopping centre in Cardiff on March 5.
AMAN who threatened a shopper with a "military-style" flick knife pointed the blade at a police officer before being wrestled to the ground.
Clarke was using a "zombie knife" - banned 12 days before the stabbings in August last year - and Mombele had a flick knife. They first stabbed a boy of 15 in the arm and buttock before knifing boys aged 15 and 16 in the belly and leg.
A MAN who frightened his neighbours by waving a flick knife at them has been jailed.
A "NOVELTY" flick knife and lighter in a man's glove box put him at risk of prison after a routine police stop.
He is also accused of assaulting a woman who was with the victim and possessing an offensive weapon, a flick knife.
Before leaving his home he dressed in dark clothing and chillingly asked his girlfriend: "Would you still love me if I hurt someone and got arrested?" He then went out, taking a flick knife and baton with him, before getting into a taxi, driven by Mr Pearson.