Definitions for kneecapˈniˌkæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Kneecap(noun)

    the kneepan

  2. Kneecap(noun)

    a cap or protection for the knee


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