anklenoun [ C ]uk /ˈæŋ.kəl/ us /ˈæŋ.kəl/
- The nurse bandaged my sprained ankle to keep the swelling down.
- Three minutes into the match, Jackson limped off the pitch with a serious ankle injury.
- She sprained her ankle playing squash.
- She broke her ankle when she had a nasty trip on the stairs.
- An ankle injury meant she missed the opportunity to run in the qualifying heat.