knuckle

/ˈnʌkəl/

  • Noun
  • any one of the thick, bony parts (called joints) in your fingers
    1. She rapped her knuckles on the table.
  • a piece of meat that includes a joint from the leg of an animal
    1. a pork knuckle
  • Verb
  • to begin to work hard
    1. It's time to knuckle down and get to work.
    2. She knuckled down to the task.
  • to stop trying to fight or resist something
    1. Despite the pressure, he refused to knuckle under. [=give in]
    2. He refused to knuckle under to anyone.
    3. He finally knuckled under to the pressure.

Những từ liên quan với KNUCKLE

bow, buckle, defer, renounce, agree, leave, abandon, capitulate, relinquish, perish, cease, quit, concede, acknowledge, cede