the sharp tip of a knife.
at knifepoint, under threat of being cut or stabbed with a knife:
He was robbed at knifepoint.
the tip of a knife blade
at knife-point, under threat of being stabbed
/ˈnaɪfˌrɛst/ noun 1. a support on which a carving knife or carving fork is placed at the table
noun 1. something upon which to rest a knife when it is not being used. 2. Military. a metal or wood frame strung with barbed wire for use as a movable road barrier or underwater beach obstacle.
noun 1. a river in W central North Dakota, flowing E to the Missouri River. 165 miles (265 km) long.
[nahyf] /naɪf/ noun, plural knives [nahyvz] /naɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. an instrument for cutting, consisting essentially of a thin, sharp-edged, metal blade fitted with a handle. 2. a knifelike weapon; dagger or short sword. 3. any blade for cutting, as in a tool or machine. verb (used with object), knifed, knifing. 4. to apply a […]