Definition of 'ankle'
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You can keep it more refined too with layering and ankle boots. The Sun (2016)Add a suede ankle boot for a pop of colour to finish. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He looked to have badly hurt an ankle after landing awkwardly. The Sun (2016)It strengthens the legs and ankles while improving balance. The Sun (2016)I was stepping over the barrier and just rolled my ankle. The Sun (2016)His ankle is badly swollen. The Sun (2017)Do the boots up tightly to just above the ankle, then keep them slightly looser on the last two or three holes so you can flex forward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Like an ankle strap, boots can make heels comfortable simply because you don't have to cling on to them with your toes when you walk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those that finish just above the ankle are the most flattering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The midfield player complained that his ankle was sore after training. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was as though the piece of bone was still lodged in my ankle joint. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)The striker has suffered for two years with foot and ankle problems. The Sun (2014)Lean backwards and clasp your right ankle with your left hand. The Sun (2006)It hits his front pad just above the ankle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He needed a cortisone injection to ease the pain in a sore ankle. The Sun (2015)The shrapnel tore the flesh off her right leg from her ankle to her thigh. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He just woke up one morning with a sore ankle. The Sun (2007)She had been complaining of swelling in her legs and ankles. The Sun (2008)And his chances of doing that received a boost with news he will not need surgery on his left ankle. The Sun (2013)Too many twisted ankles to count. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These will be designed to mimic the natural flex of knee and ankle joints by storing electrical energy to power internal springs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This season the best-dressed feet will be clad in cool ankle boots. The Sun (2010)That way, you might not come home with another pair of ankle boots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Stoke's biggest threat until twisted ankle. The Sun (2011)The foot and ankle have nerve endings which send information throughout the body for muscular co-ordination. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The key is getting that length right: just above the ankle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She's wearing ankle boots adorned with bells. Times, Sunday Times (2015)QI have had a badly swollen ankle for four weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I saw his ankle badly damaged in the dressing room, and was sorry for him and his family. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She said: 'I sprained my ankle badly. The Sun (2011)The device reduces the physical load on hips, knees and ankles by supporting part of the user's body weight and enabling them to continue to walk naturally. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'ankle'
British English: ankle /ˈæŋkl/ NOUN
Your ankle is the joint where your foot joins your leg.
He twisted his ankle badly.
- American English: ankle
- Arabic: رُسْغ القَدَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: tornozelo
- Chinese: 踝
- Croatian: gležanj
- Czech: kotník
- Danish: ankel
- Dutch: enkel
- European Spanish: tobillo
- Finnish: nilkka
- French: cheville
- German: Knöchel
- Greek: αστράγαλος
- Italian: caviglia
- Japanese: くるぶし
- Korean: 발목
- Norwegian: ankel
- Polish: kostka
- European Portuguese: tornozelo
- Romanian: gleznă
- Russian: голеностопный сустав
- Spanish: tobillo
- Swedish: ankel
- Thai: ข้อเท้า
- Turkish: ayak bileği
- Ukrainian: щиколотка
- Vietnamese: mắt cá chân
Definition of ankle from the Collins English Dictionary
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