What is another word for pocketknife?

16 synonyms found


[ pˈɒkɪtnˌa͡ɪf], [ pˈɒkɪtnˌa‍ɪf], [ p_ˈɒ_k_ɪ_t_n_ˌaɪ_f]

Pocketknives, also known as jackknives or folding knives, are small, versatile tools that are easy to carry around in one's pocket or backpack. They are commonly used for camping, hunting, fishing, or simply for everyday tasks such as cutting, slicing, and peeling. Some other synonyms for pocketknife are penknife, multi-tool, Swiss Army knife, or tactical knife. Each of these knives has its unique features and functions, and they are often preferred by different users depending on their needs and preferences. Whatever the choice, a good pocketknife is a reliable and essential tool that can come in handy in many situations.

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What are the hypernyms for Pocketknife?

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Usage examples for Pocketknife

The window itself was locked, but bringing out his pocketknife he shoved back the catch.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
Got halfway home and found I'd left my pocketknife here.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
He had a pocketknife.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills

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