Kneecap definition

nēkăp
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The flat, roundish bone in the knee.
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To cripple by shooting in the legs, especially in the knees.
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To maim by shooting or drilling the kneecap, often as an act of terrorism.
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To destroy the kneecaps of (a person), usually by shooting at the knees, as a punishment carried out by criminals or terrorists.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kneecap
Plural:
kneecaps

Origin of kneecap