Definition of chef's knife
: a knife used for preparing food; especially : a large, general-purpose kitchen knife usually 8 to 10 inches long that has a blade curving upward along its length and ending in a narrow point The chef's knife, usually 8 inches long, is … the workhorse of the kitchen. It is used for chopping, slicing, and dicing a variety of foods. — Consumer Reports
First Known Use of chef's knife
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up chef's knife? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).