penlight

noun pen·light \ ˈpen-ˌlīt \
variants: or less commonly penlite

Definition of penlight

: a small flashlight resembling a fountain pen in size or shape

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First Known Use of penlight

1930


PENLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

penlight

noun

Definition of penlight for English Language Learners

  • : a small flashlight that looks like a pen


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