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