Translation of jackknife in Spanish:


navaja, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒaknʌɪf//ˈdʒækˌnaɪf/


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    navaja feminine
    • I ducked down in onto my hands and knees, and right before my eyes, I saw the jackknife that Todd was carrying discarded on the ground, it was tremendously shiny, and glittered in the company of a red handle.
    • Adam had chosen a jackknife rather than a fixed blade.
    • Pen clips, protractors, and jackknives have left hacked shapes to tell people how dull it all was when they sat here.
    • With a jackknife, he whittled a point on a thin green stick pulled from a maple branch.
    • The shorter girl snarled her frustration and lunged after him with her jackknife, tearing a horizontal gash in his right pant leg.
  • 2also jackknife dive

    salto de carpa masculine

intransitive verb

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    (truck) plegarse