Definition of on bended knee
- He proposed to her on bended knee.
- He was forced to ask for their help on bended knee.
: a joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella
: the joint in the hind leg of a four-footed vertebrate that corresponds to the human knee
: the carpal joint of the foreleg of a four-footed vertebrate
: to strike with the knee
: to bend the knee to
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