at knifepoint

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at knifepoint

Pointing a knife at someone, typically to subdue them. The robber held the security guard at knifepoint.
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at ˈknifepoint

while being threatened, or threatening somebody, with a knife: She was attacked at knifepoint.
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at knifepoint

Under threat of being stabbed or cut with a knife: was mugged at knifepoint.
See also: knifepoint