[ nahyf-point ]
/ ˈnaɪfˌpɔɪnt /
the sharp tip of a knife.
- knife switch,
- knight bachelor,
- knight banneret
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?
She pointed the knifepoint at his face, close enough to stab him if need be.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow