Definition of 'knuckle'

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Its split pea and ham knuckle soup with mustard crème fraîche was a mini meal in itself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He rubbed the knuckle of his ring finger. Zindell, David The Broken God (1993)You will find a common pattern is to use the knuckles on the hand. O'Keeffe, John Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)The bling on her ring finger covers the knuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some grip the arms of the chair so tightly that their knuckles show white. Fletcher, Clive How to Face Interviews (1981)Fund managers with a diversified product range may also offer fewer white knuckles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He smiled almost pleasantly as he came to her and reached up to rub his knuckles gently against her cheek. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVETalk about a white knuckle ride! Frankie Dettori with Jonathan Powell FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Three people were arrested and weapons including a knife, knuckle duster and hammers were seized. The Sun (2016)It was the same story at the butcher, which stocked beef knuckle and bone marrow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The hip is a strong joint: a bossed knuckle of bone clasped deep into a hollow of the pelvic skeleton. Christianity Today (2000)The palm of your hand, your knuckles and the back of your hand will feel tight as will your lower arm. Hambly, Dr Kenneth Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)If you are holding a pen, are you gripping it for dear life with your fingers clenched around it so that the knuckles show? MacEoin, Beth Healthy By Nature (1994)For lesser mortals, such as myself, it was a white knuckle ride. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Rub this on knuckles, toes and elbows so you don't get orange bits. The Sun (2014)I do suggest you have a slightly stronger grip in a left to right wind, showing one knuckle more on your left hand as you look down. O'Connor, Christy & Smith, Peter Christy O'Connor Junior's Golf Masterclass (1993)

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British English: knuckle NOUN
Your knuckles are the rounded pieces of bone that form lumps on your hands where your fingers join your hands, and where your fingers bend.
Her knuckles were white as she gripped the arms of the chair.
  • American English: knuckle
  • Brazilian Portuguese:
  • Chinese: 指关节
  • European Spanish: nudillo
  • French: articulation du doigt
  • German: Knöchel
  • Italian: nocca
  • Japanese: こぶし
  • Korean: 손가락 관절
  • European Portuguese:
  • Spanish: nudillo


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