Angles vs Ankle - What's the difference?

angles | ankle |


As nouns the difference between angles and ankle

is that angles is (l) (language) while ankle is the skeletal joint which connects the foot with the leg; the uppermost portion of the foot and lowermost portion of the leg, which contain this skeletal joint.

As a verb ankle is

(us|slang) to walk.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

angles

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (angle)
  • Anagrams

    * * ----

    ankle

    English

    Alternative forms

    * ancle (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The skeletal joint which connects the foot with the leg; the uppermost portion of the foot and lowermost portion of the leg, which contain this skeletal joint.
  • Derived terms

    * ankle-biter * ankle slapper * ankle walker * cankle * show ankle

    Verb

    (ankl)
  • (US, slang) To walk.
  • * 2009 , Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice , Vintage 2010, p. 275:
  • After a while he got up and ankled his way down the corridor and met Penny coming out of the toilet.
  • (cycling) To cyclically angle the foot at the ankle while pedaling, to maximize the amount of work applied to the pedal during each revolution.