Definitions for kneecapˈniˌkæp

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kneecap

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. patella, kneecap, kneepan(verb)

    a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint

  2. kneecap(verb)

    shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning

    "They kneecapped the industrialist"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. kneecap(Noun)

    The flat, roundish bone in the knee.

  2. kneecap(Verb)

    To destroy the kneecaps of (a person), usually by shooting at the knees, as a punishment carried out by criminals or terrorists.

  3. Origin: knee + cap

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Kneecap(noun)

    the kneepan

  2. Kneecap(noun)

    a cap or protection for the knee


Translations for kneecap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for kneecap »

Translation

Find a translation for the kneecap definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these kneecap definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"kneecap." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 19 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kneecap>.

Are we missing a good definition for kneecap? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for kneecap:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.