verb (used with object), knee·capped, knee·cap·ping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM kneecapkneecapper, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for kneecap
My muddy shoe slipped, and I banged my kneecap on a fence rail, clinging for dear life.
At the same time, Tea Partyers are fending off Republican attempts to “kneecap” the movement as a whole, says Carender.With Incumbents To Protect, The Tea Party Is Now Playing Defense|Michelle Cottle|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You cannot kneecap a statistic, though you can sometimes make it limp.
Gillibrand exclaims, punctuating her eruption with a brisk swat to my kneecap.
The trappers entertain a superstitious notion, which leads them to remove a kneecap from each beaver and throw it into the fire.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
But he did not catch her; he stubbed his toe and fell, arising with a bruised kneecap which prevented further pursuit."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
In aiming kneeling, the left elbow rests on the left knee, point of elbow in front of kneecap.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911|United States War Department
As well as I could make out, the kneecap seemed turned up on edge in the midst of the swelling.The Sea-Wolf|Jack London
From the ankle up over the shin, almost to the kneecap, was a long red sore, yellowish in the centre.Egholm and his God|Johannes Buchholtz