How Do You Spell DAGGER?

Correct spelling for the English word "dagger" is [d_ˈa_ɡ_ə], [dˈaɡə], [dˈaɡə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of DAGGER

  1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.

Common Misspellings for DAGGER

Below is the list of 287 misspellings for the word "dagger".

Usage Examples for DAGGER

  1. No, friend Denot, no, we'll have no dagger work just at present." - "La Vendée An Historical Romance" by Anthony Trollope
  2. Had not that lovely arm received the greater part of the dagger, it must have reached my heart." - "The Scottish Chiefs" by Jane Porter
  3. The examining- magistrate will be here presently; and the fact that the dagger and the pocket- book are in your possession will lead to your immediate arrest. - "The Eight Strokes of the Clock" by Maurice Le Blanc
  4. The Italian appeared, pale and speechless; he saw the dagger in the Marana's hand, and he knew her well. - "Juana" by Honore de Balzac
  5. He leaped on me without a word; something shone in his hand; and he struck for my heart with a dagger. - "New-Arabian-Nights" by Stevenson, Robert Louis