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  • noun uncountable The act of destroying the kneecaps of (a person), usually by shooting at the knees, as a punishment carried out by criminals or terrorists.
  • noun countable An act of this type of punishment.

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Examples

  • Clearly the party leadership has determined that anytime he looks weak, the “boys” will endorse him or call for Clinton to leave because she is “hurting the party” and "kneecapping" the "first viable black presidential candidate" - as if Clinton should bear responsibility for remedying the country's history of racism which has kept people of color out of high office.

    Twisted little people

  • Ryan Grim reported Tuesday that Conrad is changing the rules in the middle of the game in order give more weight to the Finance Committee bill and, in the process, "kneecapping" the bills with the public option -- the Kennedy Bill and the House bill.

    Bob Cesca: With a Health Care Plan This Insane, Who Needs Wingnuts?

  • Clearly the party leadership has determined that anytime he looks weak, the “boys” will endorse him or call for Clinton to leave because she is “hurting the party” and "kneecapping" the "first viable black presidential candidate" - as if Clinton should bear responsibility for remedying the country's history of racism which has kept people of color out of high office.

    Twisted little people

  • Ryan Grim reported Tuesday that Conrad is changing the rules in the middle of the game in order give more weight to the Finance Committee bill and, in the process, "kneecapping" the bills with the public option -- the Kennedy Bill and the House bill.

    With a Health Care Plan This Insane, Who Needs Wingnuts?

  • Pointing out that Hillary Clinton is starting in a deep hole against Rudy Giuliani isn't "kneecapping," it's realism.

    Polls Contradict Rudy's Blue-State Claim

  • He showed clips of media people talking about "kneecapping" and "cutting her up"

    Keith Olbermann Apologizes For Crack About Hillary

  • Ryan Grim reported Tuesday that Conrad is changing the rules in the middle of the game in order give more weight to the Finance Committee bill and, in the process, "kneecapping" the bills with the public option -- the Kennedy Bill and the House bill.

    Bob Cesca: With a Health Care Plan This Insane, Who Needs Wingnuts?

  • Instead, the White House embraced the GOP message that the deficit is a bigger problem than jobs, kneecapping its ability to push for additional ways of stimulating the economy.

    Arianna Huffington: Something We Can Say With Certitude: The Economy Stinks!

  • Instead, the White House embraced the GOP message that the deficit is a bigger problem than jobs, kneecapping its ability to push for additional ways of stimulating the economy.

    Arianna Huffington: Something We Can Say With Certitude: The Economy Stinks!

  • Instead, the White House embraced the GOP message that the deficit is a bigger problem than jobs, kneecapping its ability to push for additional ways of stimulating the economy.

    Arianna Huffington: Something We Can Say With Certitude: The Economy Stinks!

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  •     Started by Australopithecus, these are

        time-honoured Creeds (and all unHoly doubters

        shall be enlightened by Pious devices:

        mayhems of tinytots, low-flying hardwares,

        kneecappings, letterbombs, deaths of the firstborns,

    total extinctions of infidel unclean wrong-godded others).

    - Peter Reading, Going On, 1985

    June 19, 2009