Knuckly is a synonym of knucklelike.
As adjectives the difference between knuckly and knucklelike
is that knuckly
is knucklelike while knucklelike
is resembling a knuckle or some aspect of one.
Having prominent knuckles.
- a rock-face whose crown overhung its base and whose extensive surface was knuckly with the clay nests of innumerable martins
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=At the far end of the houses the head gardener stood waiting for his mistress, and he gave her strips of bass to tie up her nosegay. This she did slowly and laboriously, with knuckly
old fingers that shook.}}
Resembling a knuckle or some aspect of one.