HyperDic: knuckle

English > 3 senses of the word knuckle:
NOUNbodyknuckle, knuckle joint, metacarpophalangeal jointa joint of a finger when the fist is closed
VERBcontactknucklepress or rub with the knuckles
contactknuckleshoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground
knuckle > pronunciation
Soundsnah'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > knuckle: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA joint of a finger when the fist is closed.
Synonymsknuckle joint, metacarpophalangeal joint
Part offingerAny of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
Broadersynovial joint, articulatio synovialis, diarthrosisA joint so articulated as to move freely
Spanishartejo, nudillo, nudillos
Catalanartell
Verbsknucklepress or rub with the knuckles
English > knuckle: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPress or rub with the knuckles.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderpressExert pressure or force to or upon
Nounsknucklea joint of a finger when the fist is closed
English > knuckle: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningShoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroadershootThrow or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

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