cankle

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noun can·kle \ ˈkaŋ-kəl \

Definition of cankle

informal
: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


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