- 1.1 (finger joint) nudillo (m) to be near the knuckle (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] pasarse de castaño oscuro [familiar/colloquial] to give sb a rap o to rap sb on o (esp BrE) over the knuckles (rebuke) llamarle la atención a algn, echarle un rapapolvo a algn (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], darle* un café a algn (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] (lit: hit) darle* en los nudillos a algnMore example sentences1.2 (of pork) codillo (m); (of veal) morcillo (m), jarrete (m)
More example sentences1.3
- Brian rubbed his thumb back and forth over my index finger knuckle, tickling me a little bit.
- Raising his right hand, he laid the knuckle of his index finger against his chin.
- Today there's only a miniscule red patch next to the knuckle of my ring finger which isn't even sore.
(knuckles)(AmE) brass knuckles
- Her recipe for an olio required ‘a fowl, a couple of partridges, a piece of a leg of mutton, a knuckle of veal, and a few rump steaks; also a piece of good streaked bacon or ham’.
- There are also culinary records indicating its use for pickled pigs feet, breaded veal knuckles, and sweet breads.
- I'm still not sure what ‘capilutes of lamb’ are, but can vouch for the pork knuckle which one of my companions ordered.
knuckle downv + adv
knuckle underv + adv
- ceder*, pasar por el aroto knuckle under
tosth she finally knuckled under to the pressure/our demands finalmente cedió a la presión/accedió a lo que exigíamos
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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.