Share this entry
Pronunciation: /knap/

Translation of knapp in English:


  • 3 (nicht ganz)vor einer knappen Stunde
    almost or just under an hour ago


  • 1 (kaum ausreichend)knapp bemessen sein seine Zeit war knapp bemessen
    his time was limited
    knapp gerechnet
    at the lowest estimate
    jemanden knapp halten [informal]
    keep somebody short (mit of)
  • 2 (gerade ausreichend)knapp gewinnen/verlieren
    win/lose narrowly or by a narrow margin
    eine Prüfung knapp bestehen
    just pass an examination
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources