Shin



noun
1.
the front part of the leg from the knee to the ankle.
2.
the lower part of the foreleg in cattle.
3.
the shinbone or tibia, especially its sharp edge or front portion.
4.
Chiefly British. a cut of beef similar to the U.S. shank, usually cut into small pieces for stewing.
verb (used with or without object), shinned, shinning.
5.
to climb by holding fast with the hands or arms and legs and drawing oneself up.
noun
1.
the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
noun, Buddhism.
1.
a Japanese offshoot of the Pure Land Sect, requiring only faith in Amida for salvation through his accumulated merit.
noun
1.
the 13th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
noun
1.
the front part of the lower leg
2.
the front edge of the tibia
3.
(mainly Brit) a cut of beef, the lower foreleg
verb shins, shinning, shinned
4.
when intr, often foll by up. to climb (a pole, tree, etc) by gripping with the hands or arms and the legs and hauling oneself up
5.
(transitive) to kick (a person) in the shins
noun
1.
the 21st letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ש), transliterated as sh

shin (shĭn)
n.

The front part of the leg located below the knee and above the ankle.

The tibia.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Shinab

    cooling, the king of Adamah, in the valley of Siddim, who with his confederates was conquered by Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:2).

  • Shinar

    noun 1. a land mentioned in the Bible, often identified with Sumer. noun 1. (Old Testament) the southern part of the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates, often identified with Sumer; Babylonia



  • Shindig

    noun, Informal. 1. an elaborate or large dance, party, or other celebration. noun (informal) 1. a noisy party, dance, etc 2. another word for shindy shimozzle

  • Shindy

    noun, plural shindies. Informal. 1. a row; rumpus. 2. a shindig. noun (informal) (pl) -dies 1. a quarrel or commotion (esp in the phrase kick up a shindy) 2. another word for shindig shindig



Disclaimer: Shin 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.