palette knife

noun

Definition of palette knife

: a knife with usually a flexible steel blade and no cutting edge used to mix colors or to apply colors (as to a painting)

First Known Use of palette knife

1760


PALETTE KNIFE Defined for English Language Learners

palette knife

noun

Definition of palette knife for English Language Learners

  • : a knife that has a blade which bends easily and that is used by painters to mix colors and apply paint


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