ankle


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Related to ankle: ankle ligaments

by ankle express

By walking (to a certain location). My car's in the shop, so we'll have to go to the store by ankle express. It'll take us forever to get there by ankle express! Can't you give us a ride?
See also: ankle, by, express

ankle biter

slang A young child, often a toddler. Hey, I know I said I'd babysit, but I can't watch five ankle biters all by myself!
See also: ankle, biter

sprain (one's) ankle

1. Literally, to injure ligaments in one's ankle by wrenching or suddenly twisting them. At first I thought I had only sprained my ankle, but it turns out I actually broke a few bones when I fell like that.
2. obsolete euphemism To be or become pregnant. I heard the poor lass was taken in by a rake and ended up spraining her ankle.
See also: ankle, sprain

by ankle express

Fig. on foot. After my horse was stolen, I had to go by ankle express. It's a five-minute drive, forty minutes by ankle express.
See also: ankle, by, express

rug rat

Sl. a small child, especially an infant or toddler. (Also a term of address.) You got any rug rats at your house? Hey, you cute little rug rat, come over here.
See also: rat, rug

sprain one's ankle

to become pregnant. She has, ah, sprained her ankle. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
See also: ankle, sprain

ankle

1. n. an attractive woman or girl. (Typically with some.) Now, there’s some ankle I’ve never seen around here before.
2. in. to walk [somewhere]. I have to ankle down to the drugstore.
3. in. to walk away from one’s employment; to leave. (see also walk.) I didn’t fire her. I told her she could ankle if she wanted.

rug rat

and ankle biter
n. a child. Hey, you cute little rug rat, come over here. I got three little ankle biters at home.
See also: rat, rug

ankle biter

verb
See also: ankle, biter

sprain one’s ankle

tv. to become pregnant. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
See also: ankle, sprain
References in classic literature ?
First they removed all his weapons and then, snapping a fetter about one of the rykor's ankles, secured him to the end of one of the chains hanging from the walls.
They did not remove their foot-gear, though the water was icy cold - so cold that their ankles ached and their feet went numb.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 31, 2019-: Global Total Ankle Replacement Market Expected to Grow 8.4% by 2026 Due too Factors Such as Increasing Predominance of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Misdiagnosis can result in increased loss of play time and chronic ankle dysfunction.
You've gone over on your ankle, it's swollen, tender and you can't bear any weight on it.
Sprained ankle is a small trauma that usually occurs in daily activities.
A Ankle fusion is the standard surgical procedure for advanced stages of ankle arthritis when less invasive treatment methods, such as orthotics (shoe inserts), physical therapy, and medications, do not relieve the pain.
"Painful foot conditions, such as osteoarthritis, corns, bunions, hammertoes and diabetes complications, can make it difficult for seniors to maintain balance and coordination when walking or standing," says Michael Ambroziak, DPM, FACFAS, a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon and Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ACFAS) in the US.
Usually spraining an ankle at your local club means no more handball for a while.
It's been a year since I sprained my ankle and it continues to hurt, even with physical therapy.
Personal wellness that's more than an ankle weight.
Experienced specialists in foot and ankle corrective surgery share step-by-step ways to perform common foot and ankle procedures in a concise and well-illustrated format for the benefit of novice and less experienced foot and ankle surgeons.
Imagine the first line extended upwards from the center of your ankle. Picture the second line running straight upwards from the tip of your behind.
Tripping on a rug or stumbling during a fatiguing tennis match can both result in a twisted, injured ankle. But what actually happens when you twist that ankle?