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There are 3 meanings of the word Ankle.

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Ankle - as a noun

A gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
ankle jointarticulatio talocruralismortise joint

Ankle - as a verb

To walk.

To cyclically angle the foot at the ankle while pedaling, to maximize the amount of work applied to the pedal during each revolution.

Example Sentences

"He twisted his ankle while playing basketball."
"She wore a brace on her ankle after the injury."
"The hiker slipped and sprained his ankle on a rocky trail."
"The basketball player jumped high and landed awkwardly, twisting his ankle in the process."
"Her ankle was swollen and bruised after the fall."
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Word Game Points

Is ANKLE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, ankle is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ANKLE has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is ANKLE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, ankle is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ANKLE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is ANKLE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, ankle is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ANKLE has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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