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shinnoun [C]

 us   /ʃɪn/
the ​frontpart of ​yourleg between ​yourknee and ​yourfoot
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shinnoun

uk   /ʃɪn/  us   /ʃɪn/
[C] the ​frontpart of ​yourleg between ​yourknee and ​yourfoot: She has a ​nastybruise on her shin.
[C or U] a joint (= ​largepiece) of ​meat from the ​lowerleg of a ​cow: a shin of ​beef

shinverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ʃɪn/  us   /ʃɪn/ (-nn-) (US also shinny)
(Definition of shin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shin”
in Korean 정강이…
in Arabic قَصَبة السّاق…
in Malaysian tulang kering…
in French le devant du tibia…
in Russian голень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脛,脛部, 牛的小腿肉…
in Italian stinco…
in Turkish incik kemiği, kaval kemiği…
in Polish goleń…
in Spanish espinilla…
in Vietnamese xương ống chân…
in Portuguese canela…
in Thai หน้าแข้ง…
in German das Schienenbein…
in Catalan canyella…
in Japanese 向こうずね, すね…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胫,胫部, 牛的小腿肉…
in Indonesian tulang kering…
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