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.

Dictionary Entries Near weak at/in the knees

Cite this Entry

“Weak at/in the knees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weak%20at%2Fin%20the%20knees. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love It or Hate It

  • heart-fire
  • When asked about her blind date, Carol spoke for hours with vitriol.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?