What does kneecap mean?

Definitions for kneecapˈniˌkæp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kneecap.

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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneecap in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneecap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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