Definition of cankle in English:


Line breaks: can¦kle
Pronunciation: /ˈkaŋk(ə)l


A woman’s fat or swollen ankle whose flesh merges unattractively with that of the calf.
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  • ‘Well I already have cankles to begin with,’ he laughed.
  • I don't even want to talk about the cankles anymore.
  • Anyone could fall in love with Rosemary and her cankles.


early 21st century: blend of calf2 and ankle.

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