Synonyms for knifelike

Synonyms for (adjective) knifelike

Synonyms: knifelike

Definition: having a sharp or distinct edge

Usage: a narrow knifelike profile

Similar words: distinct

Definition: easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

Usage: a distinct flavor; a distinct odor of turpentine; a distinct outline; the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette; distinct fingerprints


Synonyms: knifelike

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

Similar words: sharp

Definition: having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing

Usage: a sharp knife; a pencil with a sharp point


Synonyms: lancinate, lancinating, keen, knifelike, stabbing, cutting, piercing

Definition: painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

Usage: a cutting wind; keen winds; knifelike cold; piercing knifelike pains; piercing cold; piercing criticism; a stabbing pain; lancinating pain

Similar words: sharp

Definition: keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point

Usage: a sharp pain; sharp winds


Synonyms: penetrating, penetrative, incisive, discriminating, piercing, acute, keen, knifelike, sharp

Definition: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Usage: 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

Similar words: perceptive

Definition: having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment

Usage: a perceptive eye; a perceptive observation