Definition of knuckle joint
: a hinge joint in which a projection with an eye on one piece enters a jaw between two corresponding projections with eyes on another piece and is retained by a pin or rivet
First Known Use of knuckle joint
Rhymes with knuckle joint
at gunpoint, at knifepoint, basis point, boiling point, breaking point, brownie point, cardinal point, counterpoint, Curie point, disappoint, extra point, floating-point, focal point, freezing point, growing point, ideal point, melting point, miter joint, needlepoint, out of joint, pedal point, petit point, point-to-point, pressure point, rabbet joint, selling point, silverpoint, sticking point, strain a point, stretch a point, talking point, to the point, trigger point, triple point, turning point, vantage point, vowel point
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up knuckle joint? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).