- the sharp tip of a knife.
- at knifepoint, under threat of being cut or stabbed with a knife: He was robbed at knifepoint.
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Examples from the Web for knifepoint
Polly Klaas, the 12-year-old who was snatched out of her own home at knifepoint back in 1993?Why Child Killers Love Small Towns
May 26, 2009
She pointed the knifepoint at his face, close enough to stab him if need be.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town