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1. shin

noun. ['ˈʃɪn'] the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle.

Synonyms

  • body part

Antonyms

  • defend
  • order

Etymology

  • scinu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Shin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Example sentences of the word shin


1. Adjective
Trying to run or walk off shin splints can lead to hairline cracks in the shin bone.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Flex your right foot and aim your toes toward your shin.

Quotes containing the word shin


1. Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark.
- Steven Wright

2. To treat a person like a carpet, it is necessary that one do the walking, and one allow himself to be walked on.--Shin'a'in saying
- Mercedes Lackey, Owlflight

2. shin

noun. ['ˈʃɪn'] the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.

Synonyms

  • shinbone
  • tibia
  • shin bone
  • leg

Antonyms

  • unscramble
  • fall
  • descent
  • stand still

Etymology

  • scinu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shin

noun. ['ˈʃɪn'] the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Hebrew alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet
  • Hebrew script
  • Hebraic alphabet

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • regress
  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • scinu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shin

noun. ['ˈʃɪn'] a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg.

Synonyms

  • shin bone
  • cut of meat

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
  • expand

Etymology

  • scinu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shin

verb. ['ˈʃɪn'] climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.

Synonyms

  • sputter
  • scramble
  • climb
  • skin
  • shinny
  • clamber

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • scinu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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