knife-point

knife-point

n
1. the tip of a knife blade
2. at knife-point under threat of being stabbed
Translations

knife-point

[ˈnaɪfpɔɪnt] N at knife-pointa punta de navaja
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He danced round them with lowered shoulders and quivering hand, ready to send in a double blow when the first flurry of the scuffle should be over; but while he waited the strength seemed to ebb from his body, the knife-point lowered, and he sheathed the knife and watched.
A MAN who mugged a woman at knife-point minutes after walking out of a mosque has been jailed for three years.
A robber has been jailed for four years after he held up an arcade worker at knife-point - six hours after getting out of prison.
A PAIR of bungling thieves robbed a taxi driver at knife-point after getting the cabbie to drop them at their doorstep.
A BOY of 15 who put on a mask and tried to rob a couple at knife-point in their shop in order to pay off a drugs debt has been spared immediate custody.
A HIJACKER who claimed he was operating for the IRA was sentenced yesterday to three-and a-half-years for taking a taxi after forcing the driver to flee at knife-point.
WITNESSES are being sought after a security guard was robbed at knife-point.
The four defendants threatened the boy at knife-point and intimidated him before gang-raping him.
POLICE used a stinger to catch a suspected armed robber driving a stolen Porsche taken from a motorist at knife-point in Selly Oak, Birmingham.
A KNIFE-POINT robbery attempt was thwarted when a 20-year-old grappled with the man who targeted him.
A 51-YEAR-OLD taxi driver reported to the police that he was robbed at knife-point by two men who posed as passengers in barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City.
A QUICK thinking witness grabbed this picture of a man who was involved in a knife-point robbery in Hillfields.