Definition of bayonet verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bayonet

 verb
verbVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bayonet
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪənət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪənət//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌbeɪəˈnet//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbeɪəˈnet//
 
he / she / it bayonets
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪənəts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪənəts//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌbeɪəˈnets//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbeɪəˈnets//
 
past simple bayoneted
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪənətɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪənətɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌbeɪəˈnetɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbeɪəˈnetɪd//
 
past participle bayoneted
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪənətɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪənətɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌbeɪəˈnetɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbeɪəˈnetɪd//
 
-ing form bayoneting
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪənətɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪənətɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌbeɪəˈnetɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbeɪəˈnetɪŋ//
 
 
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BrE BrE//ˈbeɪənət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪənət//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌbeɪəˈnet//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbeɪəˈnet//
 
bayonet somebody to push a bayonet into somebody in order to kill them Innocent civilians had been shot and bayoneted.
Word Origin late 17th cent. (denoting a kind of short dagger): from French baïonnette, from Bayonne, the name of a town in SW France, where they were first made.
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