View definitions for switchblade


noun as in dagger

noun as in pocket knife

noun as in switchblade knife

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Example Sentences

Switchblades can fly towards targets under remote guidance by a human operator, or with autonomous navigation of their own.

The other two curs outa the same litter: Switchblade an' Turkey-Buzzard, over there.

The next day, Switchblade Joe Bonney came in to make payment on a note we were holding on him.

After a moment he withdrew it, and fumbled in his leg pocket withdrawing a switchblade knife.

The switchblade snicked back and disappeared into a side pocket of the jacket, while Ord watched it with fascinated eyes.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to switchblade, such as: bayonet, blade, sword, bodkin, cutlass, and dirk.

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