steak knife


Definition of steak knife

: a table knife with a sharp often serrated blade

Examples of steak knife in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to court documents, Osterman stabbed a man in the stomach with a kitchen steak knife on Feb. 18. Madeline Mitchell,, "Man accused in Westwood stabbing previously pleaded guilty to assault case," 5 Mar. 2020 Using her newfound upper hand, Cecilia forces Adrian to grab a steak knife off the table and cut his own throat. Kaitlin Reilly,, "The Dark & Satisfying Ending Of The Invisible Man, Explained," 28 Feb. 2020 The knife was described as a steak knife with a wooden handle. oregonlive, "Suspect in stabbing of off-duty fire lieutenant had been accused of threatening a patron with a knife at a N. Portland business in 2018, records show," 21 Jan. 2020 Many sharks today evolved to have triangular teeth that were flat and serrated like a steak knife, which helps them bite off chunks of prey. Lauren Kent, CNN, "How sharks outlived dinosaurs and adapted to suit their environment," 28 Nov. 2019 Officers found in the second-floor bathroom the knife used in the stabbing, a steak knife with a six-inch blade and blood on its tip. cleveland, "Girl, 14, stabs sister, 19: Cleveland Heights police blotter," 13 Dec. 2019 For this review, Times' restaurant critic Pete Wells pulled out his own steak knife and butchered Peter Luger. Alaa Elassar, CNN, "Iconic New York steakhouse Peter Luger gets broiled in NYT restaurant review," 29 Oct. 2019 Want to go with a set of steak knives for a friend whose set is too dull? NBC News, "17 best subscription boxes everyone on your list will love," 18 Dec. 2018 You probably won’t, but instead just grab the steak knife like a scimitar and get in there. Grace Wong,, "Craving: Indian food — from traditional to modern takes, tracking down Chicago’s best," 3 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of steak knife

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steak knife was in 1870

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10 Mar 2020

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“Steak knife.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of steak knife

: a very sharp knife that is used for cutting meat

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