At gunpoint



the or aim of a .
at gunpoint, under threat of being shot:
He carried out the robber’s orders at gunpoint.
noun
the muzzle of a gun
at gunpoint, being under or using the threat of being shot
Also, at knifepoint. Under coercion, as in I’m going to hold him at gunpoint for that raise he promised me last year. Both these phrases were at first used literally and later also figuratively. [ Mid-1900s ]

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