Translation of "knee" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /niː/ us /ni/

B1 the middle part of your leg where it bends

a knee injury

(Translation of “knee” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /niː/

the joint at the bend of the leg

He fell and cut his knee
The child sat on her father’s knee
She was on her knees weeding the garden
He fell on his knees and begged for mercy.

the part of an article of clothing covering this joint

He has a hole in the knee of his trousers.
kneecap noun

(anatomy) the flat, round bone on the front of the knee joint.

knee-deep adjective

reaching up to, or covered up to, one’s knees

hasta las rodillas
He ended up knee-deep in water.

(Translation of “knee” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)