What does knifelike mean?

Definitions for knifelike

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word knifelike.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knifelike(adj)

    cutting or able to cut as if with a knife

  2. acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp(adj)

    having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

    "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"

  3. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating(adj)

    painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

    "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

  4. knifelike(adj)

    having a sharp or distinct edge

    "a narrow knifelike profile"


  1. knifelike(Adjective)

    Resembling a knife or its effects.

    The patient reported a knifelike pain in his abdomen.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knifelike in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knifelike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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