penlight

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

penlite

Definition of penlight

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

1930

First Known Use of penlight

1930


PENLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

penlight

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noun pen·light \ˈpen-ˌlīt\

Definition of penlight for English Language Learners

  • : a small flashlight that looks like a pen

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