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Jackknife synonyms

jăk'nīf'
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A small knife with blades or a blade that can fold into the handle when not in use.
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  1. A small knife with blades or a blade that can fold into the handle when not in use.
A large pocketknife, esp. one with blades which, when open, can be secured by a catch
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  1. A large pocketknife, esp. one with blades which, when open, can be secured by a catch
  2. A pocketknife with a folding blade.
A table knife.
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  1. A table knife.
  2. A knife kept in a sheath or case.
  3. Sheath knife
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To bend over at the waist.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To bend over at the waist.
To bring from an extended to a closed position:
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  1. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
  2. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part:
  3. To bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself.
To turn one way and then another, as a path; wind; meander
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  1. To turn one way and then another, as a path; wind; meander
  2. To impart a spiral or coiling shape to, as by turning the ends in opposite directions:
  3. To wrench or sprain:
To fall, collide, or break with force and with a loud, smashing noise
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  1. To fall, collide, or break with force and with a loud, smashing noise
  2. (Informal) To get into (a party, theater, etc.) without an invitation, ticket, etc.
  3. To break violently or noisily; smash:
Find another word for jackknife. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for jackknife, like: pocketknife, clasp-knife, case-knife, Barlow knife, double-up, double-over, fold, fold-up, twist, crash and be wrecked.