- noun the pointed end of a knife.Phrasesat knifepoint under threat of injury from a knife.
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knifepoint — [[t]na͟ɪfpɔɪnt[/t]] also knife point PHRASE: PHR after v If you are attacked or robbed at knifepoint, someone threatens you with a knife while they attack or steal from you. [JOURNALISM] A 15 year old girl was attacked at knifepoint in a subway … English dictionary
knifepoint — knife·point (nīfʹpoint ) n. The sharp end of a knife. Idiom: at knifepoint Under threat of being stabbed or cut with a knife: was mugged at knifepoint. * * * … Universalium
knifepoint — knife|point [ˈnaıfpɔınt] n at knifepoint using a knife to threaten someone ▪ An eighty year old man was robbed at knifepoint in his home … Dictionary of contemporary English
knifepoint — /ˈnaɪfpɔɪnt/ (say nuyfpoynt) adjective 1. involving a threat from a knife attack: a knifepoint kidnapping. –phrase 2. at knifepoint, under threat from a knife attack … Australian English dictionary
knifepoint — knife•point [[t]ˈnaɪfˌpɔɪnt[/t]] n. cvb the point of a knife • at knifepoint Etymology: 1910–15 … From formal English to slang
knifepoint — noun Date: circa 1911 the point of a knife … New Collegiate Dictionary
knifepoint — noun The pointed end of a knife … Wiktionary
knifepoint — n. tip of a knife … English contemporary dictionary
knifepoint — … Useful english dictionary
at knifepoint — under threat of injury from a knife he was mugged at knifepoint * * * at knifepoint used to describe a situation in which someone is being threatened by a person with a knife They were robbed at knifepoint. [=someone robbed them while threatening … Useful english dictionary