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1. dagger

noun. ['ˈdægɝ'] a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.

Synonyms

  • stiletto
  • knife
  • creese
  • crease
  • poniard
  • bodkin
  • hilt
  • kirpan
  • sticker
  • haft
  • kris
  • helve

Antonyms

  • uppercase
  • superscript
  • subscript
  • lowercase

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Words that Rhyme with Dagger

  • swagger
  • stagger
  • snagger
  • bragger
  • wagar
  • pagar
  • mager
  • magar
  • jagger
  • jaeger
  • jaegar
  • haggar

Example sentences of the word dagger


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mandarin Blue Willow has no bridge and one person in the boat with a dagger border.

Quotes containing the word dagger


1. It just seems like overkill when you already have a dagger and I have superpowerful magic at my disposal.”“‘Superpowerful?’”He stood up, a gold chain dangling from his fingers. “Let me remind you of two words, Mercer: Bad. Dog.
- Rachel Hawkins, Demonglass

2. Geez, you guys. I know I'm popular and all, but seriously, you're a bit too co-dependent for me. I'm going to need you to step away from my personal bubble."A wispy vine-woman curled ivy tendrils around his arm, and he sliced through them with his dagger. "No! Bad Wraith! No touchie!
- Julie Kagawa, The Iron Knight

3. Both of the items were used in an attempted murder, but hers was a dagger, and mine was a baby’s rubber bottle nipple. That was the last time I took a stab at love.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. dagger-like

adjective. resembling a dagger.

Antonyms

  • pointless

3. cloak-and-dagger

adjective. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods.

Synonyms

  • secret
  • undercover
  • underground
  • hole-and-corner
  • hugger-mugger
  • hush-hush
  • covert
  • surreptitious

Antonyms

  • exoteric
  • public
  • acknowledged
  • outward

4. dagger

noun. ['ˈdægɝ'] a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote.

Synonyms

  • grapheme
  • character
  • graphic symbol

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • juvenile
  • disrepute
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