Adjective "Knuckle" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Knuckle


    Definition:

    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 angle or protrusion at the intersection of two members or surfaces, as in the timbers of a ship or in a roof.

    5. brass knuckles.

    6. a cylindrical projecting part on a hinge, through which an axis or pin passes; the joint of a hing

    Examples:

    "criminals can be knuckle down to anyones."

    "criminals can be knuckle."