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knuckle under

verb

Definition of knuckle under

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  give in, submit



Examples of knuckle under in a sentence

  1. <encouraged her to stand firm and not knuckle under to political pressure>

  2. <the remote outpost was overrun and forced to knuckle under>



1869

First Known Use of knuckle under

1869

Rhymes with knuckle under


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