Meaning of dagger

dag•ger

Pronunciation: (dag'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a short, swordlike weapon with a pointed blade and a handle, used for stabbing.
  2. Also calleda mark (†) used esp. for references.
  3. to look at angrily, threateningly, or with hate.
—v.t.
  1. to stab with or as if with a dagger.
  2. to mark with a dagger.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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