Definition of “thigh” - English Dictionary

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“thigh” in British English

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thighnoun [ C ]

uk /θaɪ/ us /θaɪ/

B2 the part of a person's leg above the knee

Examples

  • Barkley suffered a strained thigh muscle late in the preseason.
  • My thighs ached terribly after the climb.
  • She had slender thighs.

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

“thigh” in American English

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thighnoun [ C ]

us /θɑɪ/

the part of a person’s leg below the hip and above the knee

(Definition of “thigh” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)