Translation of knuckle in Spanish:

knuckle

nudillo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌk(ə)l//ˈnək(ə)l/

noun

  • 1

    (finger joint)
    nudillo masculine
    to be near the knuckle pasarse de castaño oscuro informal
    • to give sb a rap / to rap sb on / over the knuckles (hit) darle en los nudillos a algn
    • The captain nodded, rubbing the knuckle of his index finger over his lower lip in a thoughtful manner.
    • It may appear any place on your body, but it is most common on the face, eyelids, neck, chest, knuckles, knees and elbows.
    • Today there's only a miniscule red patch next to the knuckle of my ring finger which isn't even sore.
    • Warmth spread over his fingers while his knuckles throbbed.
    • She stretched out her left hand and bent the fingers at the second knuckle.
    • These darkening and tiny bumps are also seen on the knuckles of the fingers.
    • The wood splintered against his knuckles as his fingers crushed through the door, his fury and anger taking hold of him.
    • Her hand was soft and I ran my finger along her pale knuckles.
    • Joe screamed out his frustration and hit the pillar profusely with his knuckles until traces of blood appeared on the surface of his knuckles.
    • Brian rubbed his thumb back and forth over my index finger knuckle, tickling me a little bit.
    • Raising his right hand, he laid the knuckle of his index finger against his chin.
    • The first two knuckles of the middle finger bend and straighten.
    • The knuckle of his index finger poked my bare hip, which I hadn't realized was bare until that point.
    • I smiled at him sweetly, rubbing my fingers over his knuckles.
    • If you had a sore on a joint or a knuckle, you would know that constant bending would break the sore open and prevent its healing quickly.
    • Pinch the webbing between your thumb and index finger and push toward the bottom knuckle of your index finger.
    • He held my hands tightly, digging his fingers into my knuckles.
    • He cracked his knuckles and his fingers became blurs over the keyboard.
    • It ended near her knuckles, where the snake's head was.
    • The knuckle of his middle finger on his right hand was larger than the one on his left.
  • 2

    (of pork) codillo masculine
    (of veal) morcillo masculine
    (of veal) jarrete masculine
    • I'm still not sure what ‘capilutes of lamb’ are, but can vouch for the pork knuckle which one of my companions ordered.
    • There are also culinary records indicating its use for pickled pigs feet, breaded veal knuckles, and sweet breads.
    • Dishes such as the pork knuckle and pumpkin rice are only prepared in limited quantities each day and are best preordered.
    • Her recipe for an olio required ‘a fowl, a couple of partridges, a piece of a leg of mutton, a knuckle of veal, and a few rump steaks; also a piece of good streaked bacon or ham’.
    • Clams, mussels, and lobster knuckles arrived in a purée of cauliflower with drops of beet and parsley juice and light curry.
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