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Definition of "dagger-like" [dagger-like]

  • Resembling a dagger (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "dagger-like" in a sentence
  • "Roughly half of all major-league players, including Rodriguez and Derek Jeter, swing ash bats, and Halem said that MLB would prefer its players use ash because maple bats can shatter and throw dagger-like shards into the field of play."
  • "When they performed "Crazy Girl," the electric guitars were very apparent, as they sliced through head-banging drum beats, while Dom's similarly sharp dagger-like voice cut a clear path straight through the music, wide enough for you to follow him through, and crisp enough for you to believe that this girl is ..."
  • "And what Herb didn't cover with wit and charm, and often a dagger-like skewer, Pat Steger wrote about with elegance and civility, as his colleague and the long-time society editor for the San Francisco Chronicle."
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