cankle

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noun can·kle \ˈkaŋ-kəl\

Definition of cankle

informal

  1. :  a wide or thick ankle that appears indistinguishable from the lower calf <This summer, the popularity of gladiator-style sandals and cropped leggings has only added to the collective cankle anxiety. — Amy Chozick>

Origin and Etymology of cankle

blend of calf and ankle


First Known Use: 2001


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