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English definition of “near the knuckle”

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near the knuckle

UK informal
about sex and therefore likely to offend people: Some of his jokes were a bit near the knuckle.
Translations of “near the knuckle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 近乎下流,近乎猥褻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 近乎下流,近乎猥亵…
(Definition of near the knuckle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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