Translation of "knife" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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knifenoun [ C ]

uk /naɪf/ us /naɪf/ plural knives

A1 a tool, usually with a metal blade and a handle, used for cutting and spreading food or other substances, or as a weapon

a fish/butter/steak knife 切魚用刀/塗奶油用刀/牛排餐刀
I prefer to use a knife and fork. 我較喜歡用刀叉。
He drew/pulled a knife and stabbed her. 他拔出刀,刺中了她。

More examples

  • Be careful with that knife or you'll cut yourself!
  • Your table manners are appalling - don't you know how to use a knife and fork?
  • He said that the man had pointed a knife at him.
  • You really need a knife with a serrated edge for cutting bread.
  • In the car the police found guns, knives and other lethal weapons .

knifeverb [ T ]

uk /naɪf/ us /naɪf/

to attack someone using a knife

用刀砍(或刺、戳)
He knifed her in the back. 他用刀砍傷了她的背部。

(Translation of “knife” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)