someone's knees are knocking

Definition of someone's knees are knocking


  1. —used to say that a person's knees are shaking from nervousness or fear Her knees were knocking in terror.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  some person :  somebody

kneeplay knees
  1. :  a joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella

    :  the part of the leg that includes this joint

    :  the joint in the hind leg of a four-footed vertebrate that corresponds to the human knee

  1. :  to bend the knee to

    :  to strike with the knee

knockplay knocking
  1. :  to strike something with a sharp blow

    :  to collide with something

    :  bustle

  1. :  a sharp blow :  rap, hit

    :  a severe misfortune or hardship

    :  setback, reversal

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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