Definition of penlight
: a small flashlight resembling a fountain pen in size or shape
Recent Examples of penlight from the Web
Next year, the park might ban flashlights and phones and provide penlights for an additional fee.
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Definition of penlight for English Language Learners
: a small flashlight that looks like a pen
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