Definition of “housemaid's knee” - English Dictionary

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“housemaid's knee” in British English

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housemaid's kneenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌhaʊs.meɪdz ˈniː/ us /ˌhaʊs.meɪdz ˈniː/

a painful knee usually caused by being on the knees too much

(Definition of “housemaid's knee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)