Knucklebone



[nuhk-uh l-bohn] /ˈnʌk əlˌboʊn/

noun
1.
(in humans) any of the forming a of a finger.
2.
(in quadrupeds) a homologous with a wrist, ankle, or finger of humans, or its knobbed end.
/ˈnʌkəlˌbəʊn/
noun
1.
any bone forming part of a knuckle or knuckle joint

knucklebone knuck·le·bone (nŭk’əl-bōn’)
n.
A knobbed bone, as of a knuckle or joint.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Knucklebones

    [nuhk-uh l-bohn] /ˈnʌk əlˌboʊn/ noun 1. (in humans) any of the forming a of a finger. 2. (in quadrupeds) a homologous with a wrist, ankle, or finger of humans, or its knobbed end. /ˈnʌkəlˌbəʊnz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) a less common name for jacks /ˈnʌkəlˌbəʊn/ noun 1. any bone forming part of a knuckle […]

  • Knuckled

    [nuhk-uh l] /ˈnʌk əl/ noun 1. a joint of a finger, especially one of the articulations of a metacarpal with a phalanx. 2. the rounded prominence of such a joint when the finger is bent. 3. a joint of meat, consisting of the parts about the carpal or tarsal joint of a quadruped. 4. an […]



  • Knuckle-dragger

    modifier : extra pieceworkers to turn out knockoff blouses/knockoff Coach bags bought in Chinatown noun A copy or close imitation: Clint Eastwood’s Pale Rider is a contemporary knockoff (1966+)

  • Knuckle-duster

    [nuhk-uh l-duhs-ter] /ˈnʌk əlˌdʌs tər/ noun 1. . noun 1. (often pl) a metal bar fitted over the knuckles, often with holes for the fingers, for inflicting injury by a blow with the fist



Disclaimer: Knucklebone definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.