Search results for near the knuckle

We've found 47 phrases for near the knuckle:Sort:PopularA - Z


near the knuckleRisqué, sexual, suggestive of impropriety..Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
near missnarrowly avoided accidentRate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
drawing nearapproachingRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
near postThe goalpost nearest from where a cross is made.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
knuckle underTo yield or cooperate when pressured or forced to do so.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
knuckle draggerA large, strong, and rather dimwitted person.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
knuckle sandwichA punch to the face, especially to the mouth.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
white-knuckleCausing fear, excitement, apprehension, suspense, or nervousness.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
nine livesDurability; near immunity to damage.Rate it:

(4.50 / 2 votes)
close in onTo near a goal or completion.Rate it:

(3.50 / 2 votes)
come byTo come near to; to pass.Rate it:

(3.00 / 3 votes)
nearly never bulled a cow(Irish) Near enough is not good enough.Rate it:

(1.00 / 2 votes)
at handNear; soon; approaching; imminent.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
at the feet ofUsed other than as an idiom: Situated near the feet of.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
castle in the airA visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
close in onTo catch up with in a chase; to near the end of a pursuit.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
close shaveA near accident or mishap; a dangerous or risky encounter or incident.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
close shaveA shave that is very short or near the skin.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cough upTo lose a competition by one's own mistakes, usually near the end of the contest.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
evil twinA rogue wireless access point installed near a legitimate one for purposes of eavesdropping or phishing.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fall at the last hurdleTo fail near the end of something.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
have the biscuitTo be of no further use; to be near death.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
head scratcherJuly 2002, Fox News - Attorney: Williams' Kids Near Compromise About Father's Remains.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in the offingNearby, soon to come, in the near future.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in the woodsIn critical condition; near death's door.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Mexican standoffA near-collision between two trains, an averted cornfield meet.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
off the radarUnlikely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to escape detection or attention.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
on the radarLikely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to attract attention.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
on the vergeVery near or close.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
outer coreThe hot liquid material found near the centre of some planets, distinct from the solid inner core.(geology) The part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
over the hills and far awayfar away, not near.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
pipe dreamA plan, desire, or idea that will not likely work; a near impossibility.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
reach an early graveTo resign near the start for good.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
RSNReal soon now; describing something that will be available in the near future, but often skeptically. Frequently used to mean "Whenever", "Soon, possibly never" or "don't hold your breath".Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
spare tireExcess weight or fat accumulated near the waist.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
take the biscuitTo be of no further use; to be near death.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
town and gownOn one hand, the members of the city, borough, or similar community near a university and, on the other hand, the students and faculty of the university itself, especially when understood as rivals in a state of tension or conflict.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
up toAgainst; next to; near; towards.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
within ames aceNearly, very near (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue).Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
within an ace ofVery near; on the point of.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
within reachNear (to); close (to); at a close distance (to).Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!