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ankle 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
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ankles, plural;
  1. Leave
    • - he ankled the series to do a movie
  2. Walk

  3. Flex the ankles while cycling in order to increase pedaling efficiency

  1. The joint connecting the foot with the leg
    • - an ankle injury
  2. The narrow part of the leg between the foot and the calf
    • - her slim ankles
    • - I stood up to my ankles in snow
    • - the men are ankle-deep in mud
    • - ankle socks

  1. a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
  2. (ankled) Having some specific type of ankle
  3. Incorrect term for the fetlock joint.^[3] The hock most closely corresponds to the human ankle.
  4. 1. A joint above the foot. Intended to go back and forth, but can be made (painfully) to go from side to side. Excess side-to-side motion results in a condition known as a "sprain." Unpleasant but useful; keeps one out of gym class for several days.
  5. the region between the leg and the foot.
  6. A classic (and enduring) Variety term meaning to quit or be dismissed from a job, without necessarily specifying which; instead, it suggests walking; "Alan Smithee has ankled his post as production prexy at U."
  7. Ability to move forward, take action, and make progress in life. An injured ankle means you feel that your ability to do these things has slowed down.
  8. v Pull (somebody's) pants or shorts down to his or her ankles 1988 Sep Rockdale County male I am going to ankle Jamie.
  9. a girl who has got with child, is said to have sprained her ankle.
  10. a contemptible, despicable person.
  11. walk, leave the scene