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1. knee

noun. ['ˈniː'] hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella.

Synonyms

  • articulatio genus
  • hinge joint
  • knee joint
  • genicular vein
  • kneepan
  • ginglymus
  • human knee
  • musculus articularis genus
  • patella
  • ginglymoid joint
  • leg
  • vena genus
  • genu

Antonyms

  • free
  • stimulate

Etymology

  • kne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cneo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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How do you pronounce knee?

Pronounce knee as ni.

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2. thick-knee

noun. large-headed large-eyed crepuscular or nocturnal shorebird of the Old World and tropical America having a thickened knee joint.

Synonyms

  • shore bird
  • Burhinus oedicnemus
  • shorebird
  • limicoline bird
  • genus Burhinus
  • Burhinus

3. knee-deep

adjective. coming only to the ankle or knee.

Synonyms

  • shallow

Antonyms

  • stay
  • profound

4. knee-high

adverb. up to the knees.

5. knee-deep

adverb. up to the knees.

Antonyms

  • bottomless

6. knee-high

noun. a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees.

Synonyms

  • knee-hi
  • stocking

7. knee-hi

noun. a sock or stocking that reaches up to just below the knees.

Synonyms

  • sock
  • stocking

8. knee-jerk_reflex

noun. a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon.

Synonyms

  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • knee jerk
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • patellar reflex
  • reflex response

9. knee

noun. ['ˈniː'] joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee.

Synonyms

  • hind leg
  • articulatio
  • articulation
  • stifle

Antonyms

  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated
  • individual

Etymology

  • kne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cneo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. knee

noun. ['ˈniː'] the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee.

Synonyms

  • leg

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unilateral

Etymology

  • kne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cneo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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