Definition of knife-like in English:

knife-like

adjective

See knife

  • ‘Knives or knife-like objects of any length cannot be carried on to a plane but they can be stored in checked baggage.’
  • ‘She held her long knife-like weapon in her hand.’
  • ‘The following day, he developed worsening, knife-like chest pain.’
  • ‘A patient may complain for three or four days of a tingling, burning, itching, searing or knife-like pain along the lowest ribs.’
  • ‘It dug its knife-like claws into the soft flesh of her arms and shoulder.’

Pronunciation

knife-like

/-ˌlīk/