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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knock′-knee`(n.)

  1. inward curvature of the legs, causing the knees to knock together in walking.

    Category: Pathology

  2. knock-knees, the knees of a person whose legs have such curvature.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of knock-knee:

1820–30

knock′-kneed`(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock-kneed(adj)

    having the knees abnormally close together and the ankles wide apart

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knock-kneed(adj)

    having the legs bent inward so that the knees touch in walking


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

knock-kneed(adjective)

having legs that curve inwards abnormally at the knee.

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