knock-knee

noun

: a condition in which the legs curve inward at the knees
knock-kneed adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of knock-knee was in 1879

Dictionary Entries Near knock-knee

Cite this Entry

“Knock-knee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knock-knee. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

knock-knee

noun
: a condition in which the legs curve inward at the knees

called also genu valgum

knock-kneed adjective
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