- [C]匕首；短剑 a weapon like a very small sword;a short pointed knife used as a weapon, especially formerly
a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
- He parried the sword with his dagger.
- Put the dagger back in its sheath.
- The hoodlum stabbed at me with a dagger.
- The kind whisper went to my heart like a dagger.
- A dagger is a sign used in printing to draw the reader's attention to something.
- Jack and Peter have been at daggers drawn for a long time.
- We are still at daggers drawn with the Foreign Ministry over this.
- The two sides have been at daggers drawn for some months now with no sign of improvement in relations.
- The bad news is a dagger to his heart.
- The honey on her tongue was unable to conceal the dagger in her belly.
- He drew his dagger and brandished it at his enemy.
- The teacher looked daggers at the two boys who were passing notes.
- He plunged a dagger into the enemy's breast.
- The dagger wounded him in the face.
- We are still at daggers with each other.
- The world lives at daggers drawn in a cold war.
- She stabbed herself with a dagger.
- The news was a dagger to him.
- Is this a dagger which I see before me?