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knee·cap

 (nē′kăp′)
n.
1. See patella.
2. See kneepad.
tr.v. knee·capped, knee·cap·ping, knee·caps
To cripple by shooting in the legs, especially in the knees.

kneecap

(ˈniːˌkæp)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy a nontechnical name for patella
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) another word for poleyn
vb (tr) , -caps, -capping or -capped
(Military) to shoot (a person) in the kneecap, esp as an act of retaliation

knee•cap

(ˈniˌkæp)

n., v. -capped, -cap•ping. n.
1. the patella.
2. a protective covering for the knee.
v.t.
3. to cripple (a person) by shooting in the knee.
[1650–60]
knee′cap`per, n.

knee·cap

(nē′kăp′)

kneecap


Past participle: kneecapped
Gerund: kneecapping

Imperative
kneecap
kneecap
Present
I kneecap
you kneecap
he/she/it kneecaps
we kneecap
you kneecap
they kneecap
Preterite
I kneecapped
you kneecapped
he/she/it kneecapped
we kneecapped
you kneecapped
they kneecapped
Present Continuous
I am kneecapping
you are kneecapping
he/she/it is kneecapping
we are kneecapping
you are kneecapping
they are kneecapping
Present Perfect
I have kneecapped
you have kneecapped
he/she/it has kneecapped
we have kneecapped
you have kneecapped
they have kneecapped
Past Continuous
I was kneecapping
you were kneecapping
he/she/it was kneecapping
we were kneecapping
you were kneecapping
they were kneecapping
Past Perfect
I had kneecapped
you had kneecapped
he/she/it had kneecapped
we had kneecapped
you had kneecapped
they had kneecapped
Future
I will kneecap
you will kneecap
he/she/it will kneecap
we will kneecap
you will kneecap
they will kneecap
Future Perfect
I will have kneecapped
you will have kneecapped
he/she/it will have kneecapped
we will have kneecapped
you will have kneecapped
they will have kneecapped
Future Continuous
I will be kneecapping
you will be kneecapping
he/she/it will be kneecapping
we will be kneecapping
you will be kneecapping
they will be kneecapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kneecapping
you have been kneecapping
he/she/it has been kneecapping
we have been kneecapping
you have been kneecapping
they have been kneecapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kneecapping
you will have been kneecapping
he/she/it will have been kneecapping
we will have been kneecapping
you will have been kneecapping
they will have been kneecapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kneecapping
you had been kneecapping
he/she/it had been kneecapping
we had been kneecapping
you had been kneecapping
they had been kneecapping
Conditional
I would kneecap
you would kneecap
he/she/it would kneecap
we would kneecap
you would kneecap
they would kneecap
Past Conditional
I would have kneecapped
you would have kneecapped
he/she/it would have kneecapped
we would have kneecapped
you would have kneecapped
they would have kneecapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kneecap - a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee jointkneecap - a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
os sesamoideum, sesamoid, sesamoid bone - any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint
articulatio genus, genu, human knee, knee, knee joint - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
Verb1.kneecap - shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning; "They kneecapped the industrialist"
shoot, pip, hit - hit with a missile from a weapon

kneecap

noun
Related words
technical name patella
Translations
رَضْفَةٌرَضْفَه: صابونة الرُّكْبَه
čéška
knæskal
polvilumpio
čašica koljena
térdkalács
hnéskel
ひざがしら
슬개골
jabĺčko
pogačica
knäskål
กระดูกสะบ้าหัวเข่า
xương bánh chè

kneecap

[ˈniːkæp]
A. N (Anat) → rótula f
B. VT to kneecap sbdisparar a las rodillas a algn

kneecap

[ˈniːkæp]
nrotule f
vttirer un coup de feu dans la rotule deknee-deep [ˌniːˈdiːp] adj
The water was knee-deep → L'eau arrivait aux genoux.
They were knee-deep in mud → Ils avaient de la boue jusqu'aux genoux.knee-high [ˌniːˈhaɪ] adj
a field of knee-high sunflowers → un champ de tournesols qui arrivaient à hauteur de genouxknee-jerk [ˈniːdʒɜːrk] adj [reaction] → réflexe

kneecap

[ˈniːˌkæp]
1. n (Anat) → rotula
2. vtgambizzare

knee

(niː) noun
1. the joint at the bend of the leg. He fell and cut his knee; The child sat on her father's knee; She was on her knees weeding the garden; He fell on his knees and begged for mercy.
2. the part of an article of clothing covering this joint. He has a hole in the knee of his trousers.
ˈkneecap noun
the flat, round bone on the front of the knee joint.
ˌknee-ˈdeep adjective
reaching up to, or covered up to, one's knees. knee-deep water; He is knee-deep in water.

kneecap

رَضْفَةٌ čéška knæskal Kniescheibe επιγονατίδα rótula polvilumpio rotule čašica koljena rotula ひざがしら 슬개골 knieschijf kneskål rzepka rótula de joelho, rótula do joelho надколенник knäskål กระดูกสะบ้าหัวเข่า dizkapağı xương bánh chè 膝盖骨

knee·cap

n. rótula.

kneecap

n rótula
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