Synonyms of jackknife


1. clasp knife, jackknife, pocketknife, pocket knife

usage: a large knife with one or more folding blades

2. jackknife, dive, diving

usage: a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out


1. jackknife, dive

usage: dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife

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Definition and meaning of jackknife (Dictionary)