What does thigh mean?

Definitions for thigh
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thighnoun

    the part of the leg between the hip and the knee

  2. second joint, thighnoun

    the upper joint of the leg of a fowl

Wiktionary

  1. thighnoun

    The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee.

  2. thighnoun

    That part of the leg of vertebrates (or sometimes other animals) which corresponds to the human thigh in position or function; the tibia of a horse, the tarsus of a bird; the third leg-section of an insect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thighnoun

    the proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur

  2. Thighnoun

    the coxa, or femur, of an insect

Freebase

  1. Thigh

    In humans the thigh is the area between the pelvis and the knee. Anatomically, it is part of the lower limb. The single bone in the thigh is called the femur. This bone is very thick and strong, and forms a ball and socket joint at the hip, and a condylar joint at the knee.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thigh

    thī, n. the thick fleshy part of the leg from the knee to the trunk.—n. Thigh′-bone, the bone of the leg between the hip-joint and the knee. [A.S. theó, theóh; Ice. thjó, Old High Ger. deoh.]

Editors Contribution

  1. thigh

    An area of a limb connecting the pelvis to the knee in a human being.

    Our thighs can be muscular when we exercise daily.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 28, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Thigh

    see femur.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thigh' in Nouns Frequency: #2254

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thigh in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thigh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of thigh in a Sentence

  1. Carlos Yanez Sr.:

    They did n’t do that when I was on the job, they let us be police. There was n’t a day that I did n’t draw my weapon, have it behind my leg or behind my thigh.

  2. Sarah Baughn:

    He crawled on top of me and he put his hand on my, inside of my thigh, and the other hand he wrapped around me, and he was holding me there, he told me that he needed somebody to be with him, to massage him, to brush his hair, to spend time with him, that he was lonely. And he said, 'And I need someone to, to have sex with me.'.

  3. Zulfiqar Ahmad:

    I was hit in the left arm, in the left side of my chest, and twice on my left thigh, i fell to the ground. I must have been lying there for an hour before the army soldiers came in and moved me to the hospital. I tried to turn on my right side to prevent bleeding from my arm, but I couldn't move.

  4. Jane Seymour:

    He sat down next to me and said,' Well, I've told everyone you're perfect for my movie and I can't wait. I've done my bit. Now it's your turn to do your bit,' she recalled. Jane Seymour said she did n’t understand what the producer was referring to, until he began sliding his hand up her thigh. He said,' No, no, you know what you have to do.' And I'm going,' No, I don't.' And he put his hand on my thigh, way up high. And being very British, I sort of crossed my legs and started scooting down the couch until I'd ended up with no couch left and I really had no option but to stand up and just say,' Please help me get home, ’.

  5. Steve Woolfenden:

    I took off my belt, and I applied it on my thigh as tight as I possibly could, leo was crying and screaming uncontrollably. He was saying, `Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy, Mommy, Daddy.

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