Knuckles - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnʌkəlz|  American pronunciation of the word knuckles
Brit.  |ˈnʌkəlz|  British pronunciation of the word knuckles
- this word is used as a present tense form (he/she/it) of the verbto knuckle
- this word is used as a plural form of the nounknuckle

noun

- (used in the plural) a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand (syn: knucks)

Examples

She rapped her knuckles on the table.

Dennis rubbed his hands together and cracked his knuckles.

Her knuckles whitened as she gripped the gun.

The New York Post received an official rap over the knuckles for the way it reported the story.

He had his knuckles rapped sharply for meddling in foreign policy.

The sleeves come to your knuckles

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