Definition of knife-thrower in English:

knife-thrower

noun

See knife-throwing

  • ‘I had imagined knife-throwers to be tall, muscular and intimidating; not petite and blue-haired.’
  • ‘He stopped painting and turned to the world of entertainment, working as a knife-thrower among other things.’
  • ‘This dark, rather grotesque image shows the artist's masked face surrounded by blades thrown by a circus knife-thrower.’
  • ‘Job seekers visiting the employment office in Ipswich found an unusual offering among the usual advertisements for waiters and nurses: a knife-thrower's assistant.’