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English definition of “near the knuckle”

near the knuckle

UK informal
about sex and so likely to offend people: Some of his jokes were a bit near the knuckle.Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of near the knuckle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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