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1. bare-knuckle

adjective. characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules.

Synonyms

  • disorderly
  • bare-knuckled

Antonyms

  • tidy
  • tame
  • attendant

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Rhymes with Bare Knuckle

  • stuchell
  • suckle
  • ruckle
  • ruckel
  • muckle
  • huckle
  • chuckle
  • buckle
  • buckel

Sentences with bare-knuckle


1. Noun Phrase
A second difference between regular boxing and bare knuckle boxing is more subtle but even more important: defense.

2. Noun Phrase
However, hitting the bag with bare knuckles has certain advantages.

2. knuckle

noun. ['ˈnʌkəl'] a joint of a finger when the fist is closed.

Synonyms

  • knuckle joint
  • diarthrosis
  • finger
  • synovial joint
  • metacarpophalangeal joint

Antonyms

  • undershoot
  • absorb
  • unweave
  • delay

3. knuckle

verb. ['ˈnʌkəl'] shoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground.

Antonyms

  • cool

4. knuckle

verb. ['ˈnʌkəl'] press or rub with the knuckles.

5. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] completely unclothed.

Synonyms

  • unclothed
  • au naturel
  • nude

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • uncover
  • unprepared
  • clasp

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking in amplitude or quantity.

Synonyms

  • meagerly
  • meager
  • meagre
  • spare
  • scanty
  • scrimpy

Antonyms

  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still
  • concentrated

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bare

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] lay bare.

Synonyms

  • uncover

Antonyms

  • hard
  • concise

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking embellishment or ornamentation.

Synonyms

  • undecorated
  • spare
  • plain
  • unadorned
  • unembellished

Antonyms

  • gather
  • stay in place
  • centralization
  • fold

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] lacking its natural or customary covering.

Synonyms

  • bald
  • undraped
  • denudate
  • denuded
  • unroofed

Antonyms

  • birth
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bare

adjective. ['ˈbɛr'] not having a protective covering.

Antonyms

  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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