Knifepoint (noun)

The point at which a knife is held in a threatening or dangerous manner.

Origin:

The term "knifepoint" is a combination of the words "knife" and "point" which means the sharp end of a knife. it is used to refer to the point at which a knife is held in a threatening or dangerous manner.

Examples:

  1. He held the knife at knifepoint and demanded that they hand over their wallets.
  2. She was held at knifepoint by the mugger and was forced to hand over her purse.
  3. The suspect was arrested after holding a store clerk at knifepoint.
  4. The victim was able to escape after the robber put down the knife from knifepoint.
  5. He threatened to kill her if she didn't give him the money, holding the knife at knifepoint.
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