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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large pocketknife. Also: To bend at a 90-degree angle.

Usage examples (39)
  • The truck driver jackknifed his rig on the highway when he slid on ice.
  • Verb (used without object) : The prizefighter jackknifed and fell when he was hit in the stomach
  • Verb (used with object) : The blow jackknifed the prizefighter
  • "jackknife" - Version: 2.4.2, 8/10/2009 08: 58PM PST for more
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