the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
second joint, thigh(noun)
the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee.
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.
the proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur
the coxa, or femur, of an insect
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
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.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'thigh' in Nouns Frequency: #2254
The numerical value of thigh in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of thigh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of thigh in a Sentence
The surgery, which also involved replacing the transferred bone from Rodgers ’ thigh with graft, was the latest in a slew of other procedures the girl had undergone since childhood, according to Fox 7. Angie Lester, Abby’s mom, said Angie Lester is happy and proud of Angie Lester daughter, who is traveling to Tokyo next week for the International Craniofacial Surgeon’s Conference. Angie Lester's( Rodgers) dealt with it all in stride, abby Rodgers's pretty resilient. And despite Abby Rodgers facial anomalies and the way that Abby Rodgers looks, Abby Rodgers's always had confidence, which I'm thankful for.
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, ’.
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.
The most common things we would prescribe epinephrine for is food allergies, bees, wasps and other stinging insects, the advantage of these auto-injectors is that you don't have to think about it. You just pop the cap, stick it right in your thigh, the needle comes out at the right depth into the muscle, and it delivers the correct amount of epinephrine.
They were flipping them over, making a very distinctive, almost surgical precision cut down the chest. They would even remove the gallbladder outside the body, which contains toxic bile salts. They knew to remove that bit. She added that the rats understood which areas of the toad were poisonous, using their sharp teeth and dextrous hands to eatthe non-toxic parts while leaving the poisonous areas stripped. In the medium-sized toads, as well as eating the heart and liver, they would strip off the toxic skin from one or both legs and eat the non-toxic thigh muscle.
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