weak at/in the knees

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of weak at/in the knees

: so nervous or powerfully affected that it is difficult to stand
  • The announcement made me weak at the knees.
  • She said hello to me and I went weak in the knees.

Word by Word Definitions

weak play
  1. : lacking strength: such as

  2. : deficient in physical vigor : feeble, debilitated

  3. : not able to sustain or exert much weight, pressure, or strain

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

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

  3. : the carpal joint of the foreleg of a four-footed vertebrate

  1. : to strike with the knee

  2. : to bend the knee to


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