shin

Primary Meanings of shin

1.
nv
the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
2.
n
the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Full Definitions of shin
1

n the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

Type of:
body part
any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

n the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

Synonyms:
shin bone, shinbone, tibia
Type of:
leg bone
a bone of the leg

n a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg

Synonyms:
shin bone
Type of:
cut, cut of meat
a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

v climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Synonyms:
clamber, scramble, shinny, skin, sputter, struggle
Type of:
climb
move with difficulty, by grasping
2

n the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Type of:
alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

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