utility knife

noun

Definition of utility knife

  1. :  a knife designed for general use a chef's utility knife; specifically :  a cutting tool having a sharp replaceable blade that can be retracted into a usually metal handle

1946

First Known Use of utility knife

1946


UTILITY KNIFE Defined for English Language Learners

utility knife

noun

Definition of utility knife for English Language Learners

  • : a knife designed for general use; especially : a cutting tool with a blade that can be pushed completely back into its handle


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