steak knife
noun Date: 1895 a table knife with a sharp often serrated blade

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • steak knife — ☆ steak knife n. a table knife with a sharp, often serrated blade …   English World dictionary

  • steak knife — noun a sharp table knife used in eating steak • Hypernyms: ↑table knife * * * noun : a table knife having a steel blade often with a serrated edge and a handle of any of various materials (as metal, wood, plastic) * * * a sharp dinner knife the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • steak knife — a sharp dinner knife the blade of which is made of steel and usually serrated, used in cutting meat. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • steak knife — noun A knife with a sharp, narrow, and serrated blade designed for cutting tougher foods such as cooked meats …   Wiktionary

  • steak — n. 1 a thick slice of meat (esp. beef) or fish, often cut for grilling, frying, etc. 2 beef cut for stewing or braising. Phrases and idioms: steak house a restaurant specializing in serving beefsteaks. steak knife a knife with a serrated steel… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knife — A knife is a handheld sharp edged instrument consisting of handle attached to a blade used for cutting. The knife is a tool that can be used as a weapon. Its origins date as far back as two and a half million years ago, as evidenced by the… …   Wikipedia

  • knife — n. instrument for cutting 1) to plunge a knife into smb. 2) to pull a knife (on smb.) 3) to stab smb. with a knife 4) to sharpen a knife 5) a dull; sharp knife 6) a bowie; boy scout; bread; butcher (esp. AE). butcher s (esp. BE); clasp; electric; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • knife — noun 1 tool for cutting ADJECTIVE ▪ blunt, dull (esp. AmE) ▪ sharp ▪ serrated ▪ long ▪ small …   Collocations dictionary

  • steak — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ juicy, succulent (esp. BrE), tender ▪ tough ▪ prime (esp. BrE) ▪ a good helping of tasty prime steak …   Collocations dictionary

  • knife — knife1 [ naıf ] (plural knives [ naıvz ] ) noun count *** an object with a sharp blade for cutting food: You need a sharp knife for the steak. knives and forks a kitchen/bread/carving knife a. an object with a blade, used as a weapon or tool: He… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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