steak knife

noun

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 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, chicagotribune.com, "Craving: Indian food — from traditional to modern takes, tracking down Chicago’s best," 3 Oct. 2019 Police went to Villagomez’s apartment and found a pool of blood on a coffee table, a steak knife with blood on the handle and blood on the walls. oregonlive, "Newport mom sentenced to 10 years for stabbing son, 6, told police ‘he deserved it’," 10 Sep. 2019 According to the statement of probable cause, Jackson got inebriated and angry, leading to her flipping a table at a neighborhood crab feast and grabbing a steak knife. Akira Kyles, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "New Windsor woman charged with assault after allegedly threatening people with knife at crab feast," 17 Aug. 2019 The woman was in her bedroom about 6 a.m. when a man held a steak knife to her neck, CNN affiliate WPEC reported. Madeline Holcombe, CNN, "A woman woke up to a stranger assaulting her in 1983. A DNA match finally leads to an arrest," 18 Aug. 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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11 Feb 2020

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“Steak knife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steak%20knife. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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steak knife

noun

English Language Learners Definition of steak knife

: a very sharp knife that is used for cutting meat

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