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Synonyms for shankʃæŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shank(noun)

    a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  2. shank(noun)

    the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  3. shank, stem(noun)

    cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

    Synonyms:
    bow, root, theme, stalk, root word, stem turn, cannon, waist, base, shank, fore, radical, prow, stem

  4. shank(noun)

    cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  5. shank(noun)

    cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  6. shank, waist(noun)

    the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

    Synonyms:
    stem, waistline, cannon, shank, waist

  7. cannon, shank(noun)

    lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

    Synonyms:
    stem, carom, cannon, shank, waist

  8. shank(verb)

    a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball

    Synonyms:
    stem, cannon, waist

  9. shank(verb)

    hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction

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List of paraphrases:

blade, tibia, shin, mango


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