Dagger - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdæɡər|  American pronunciation of the word dagger
Brit.  |ˈdaɡə|  British pronunciation of the word dagger


- a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing (syn: sticker)
- a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote (syn: obelisk)


He stabbed her with a dagger.

And then after many torments he was dispatched with a dagger.

Word forms

singular: dagger
plural: daggers
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