Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dagger

2 senses of dagger

Sense 1
dagger, sticker -- (a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing)
       => knife -- (a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point)

Sense 2
dagger, obelisk -- (a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote)
       => character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

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