Synonyms of knifelike


1. knifelike, sharp (vs. dull)

usage: cutting or able to cut as if with a knife

2. acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp, perceptive (vs. unperceptive)

usage: 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"

3. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating, sharp (vs. dull)

usage: 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. knifelike, distinct (vs. indistinct)

usage: having a sharp or distinct edge; "a narrow knifelike profile"

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