Definitions for pocketknifeˈpɒk ɪtˌnaɪf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pock•et•knifeˈpɒk ɪtˌnaɪf(n.)(pl.)-knives.

  1. a knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle, suitable for carrying in the pocket.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pocketknife, pocket knife(noun)

    a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket


  1. pocketknife(Noun)

    A small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle, and thereby be safely stowed in oneu2019s pocket.

  2. Origin: From pocket + knife.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pocketknife(noun)

    a knife with one or more blades, which fold into the handle so as to admit of being carried in the pocket


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