[ nahyf-point ]
/ ˈnaɪfˌpɔɪnt /
the sharp tip of a knife.
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Idioms for knifepoint
at knifepoint, under threat of being cut or stabbed with a knife: He was robbed at knifepoint.
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Example sentences from the Web for knifepoint
Polly Klaas, the 12-year-old who was snatched out of her own home at knifepoint back in 1993?
She pointed the knifepoint at his face, close enough to stab him if need be.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for knifepoint
the tip of a knife blade
at knife-point under threat of being stabbed
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