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Definitions and Synonyms of kneecap | Another word for kneecap | What is kneecap?

Definition 1: a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for kneecap in the sense of this definition

(kneecap is a kind of ...) any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint

(... is part of kneecap) hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

Definition 2: shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning - [verb of competition]

Samples where kneecap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They kneecapped the industrialist

(kneecap is a kind of ...) hit with a missile from a weapon

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