Definition of Stanley knife™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Stanley knife™

BrE BrE//ˈstænli naɪf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstænli naɪf//
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a very sharp knife with a blade in the shape of a triangle that can be replaced Word Originlate 19th cent.: named after the manufacturer, The Stanley Rule and Level Company (now The Stanley Works).