Definition of knuckle under in English:
Submit to someone else’s authority.
- The movie was a nasty, dark piece of work about needy characters knuckling under to their worst impulses.
- Yet you've also seen some evidence of politicians knuckling under to the will of illegal alien advocacy groups.
- If the Administration knuckles under now, its support will bleed away.
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