As nouns the difference between fibula and ankle
is that fibula
is fibula 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.
(anatomy) The smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, the calf bone.
An ancient kind of brooch used to hold clothing together, similar in function to the modern safety pin.
* calf bone
* ancle (obsolete)
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.
* ankle slapper
* ankle walker
* show ankle
(US, slang) To walk.
* 2009 , Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice , Vintage 2010, p. 275:
(cycling) To cyclically angle the foot at the ankle while pedaling, to maximize the amount of work applied to the pedal during each revolution.
- After a while he got up and ankled his way down the corridor and met Penny coming out of the toilet.