Kneecap - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈniːkæp|  American pronunciation of the word kneecap
Brit.  |ˈniːkap|  British pronunciation of the word kneecap

noun

- a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint (syn: kneepan, patella)

verb

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

Examples

They kneecapped the industrialist

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: kneecap
he/she/it: kneecaps
present participle: kneecapping
past tense: kneecapped
past participle: kneecapped
noun
singular: kneecap
plural: kneecaps
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