Definition of knife-throwing in English:

knife-throwing

noun

  • A circus act or other entertainment in which knives are thrown at a target.

    • ‘Tarantino regular Thurman is credible as the one-woman killing machine, proving equally adept at both knife-throwing and wielding a Samurai sword.’
    • ‘Circus performer Jayde Hanson - who set a world knife-throwing record only days ago - left his assistant with a gashed scalp after a blade hit her.’
    • ‘Premiering on July 10 and running for one month, the show will be featuring a variety of acrobat feats, such as contortion, knife-throwing, synchronized trapeze, and, of course, plenty of clowns.’
    • ‘World record knife-throwing champion Jayde Hanson was performing on ITV's This Morning show when one of his blades accidentally hit his assistant on the head.’
    • ‘He's the world knife-throwing champion - and he's about to throw those knives at me.’

Pronunciation:

knife-throwing

/ˈnīfˌTHrōiNG/