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Meaning of KNIFELIKE

Pronunciation:  n'Ifl`Ik

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  1. [adj]  having a sharp or distinct edge; "a narrow knifelike profile"
  2. [adj]  cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  3. [adj]  as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
  4. [adj]  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"

KNIFELIKE is a 9 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: acute, cutting, discriminating, distinct, incisive, keen, lancinate, lancinating, penetrating, penetrative, perceptive, piercing, sharp, stabbing