What does thigh mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term thigh:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. thigh(noun)

    the part of the leg between the hip and the knee

  2. second joint, thigh(noun)

    the upper joint of the leg of a fowl

Wiktionary

  1. thigh(Noun)

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

  2. thigh(Noun)

    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. Thigh(noun)

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

  2. Thigh(noun)

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce thigh?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say thigh in sign language?

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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. Senator Kagan:

    Many butt-slappers and thigh-strokers fancy that they are merely flirting and flattering.

  2. Craig Counsell:

    To get a negative X-ray, I know Elian Herrera spirits are lifted, it's a right thigh contusion but it's pretty significant. Elian Herrera got hit pretty good.

  3. 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.

  4. Hege Grindem:

    If they aim to return to sports with frequent pivoting, participation should be delayed until at least nine months have passed from surgery and they have regained thigh muscle strength comparable to the uninjured leg.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of thigh

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