Synonyms of kneecap


1. patella, kneecap, kneepan, sesamoid bone, sesamoid, os sesamoideum

usage: a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint


1. kneecap, shoot, hit, pip

usage: shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning; "They kneecapped the industrialist"

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Definition and meaning of kneecap (Dictionary)