Thigh vs Drumstick - What's the difference?

thigh | drumstick |

Thigh is a coordinate term of drumstick.


As nouns the difference between thigh and drumstick

is that thigh is the upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee while drumstick is a stick used to play drums.

thigh

English

(wikipedia thigh)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee.
  • * c. 1595 , (William Shakespeare), Romeo and Juliet :
  • I coniure thee by Rosalines bright eyes, By her High forehead, and her Scarlet lip, By her Fine foote, Straight leg, and Quiuering thigh , And the Demeanes, that there Adiacent lie, That in thy likenesse thou appeare to vs.
  • * 1800 , (Jane Austen), letter, 8 Nov 1800:
  • About ten days ago, in cocking a pistol in the guard-room at Marcau, he accidentally shot himself through the Thigh .
  • * 1991 , (Kathy Lette), The Llama Parlour :
  • ‘Why not pay up now, kiddo?’ he suggested magnanimously, patting me on the thigh .
  • * 2011 , The Guardian , 31 Mar 2011:
  • The 23-year-old was substituted in the 75th minute of France's goalless friendly draw with Croatia on Tuesday after suffering an injury to his thigh .
  • That part of the leg of vertebrates (or sometimes other animals) which corresponds to the human thigh in position or function; the tibia of a horse, the tarsus of a bird; the third leg-section of an insect.
  • * 2009 , Fred Thompson, Grillin' with Gas :
  • Add the chicken thighs , close the bag, and squish the marinade to coat the chicken.
  • * 2011 , Ian Sample, The Guardian , 23 Feb 2011:
  • The newly discovered dinosaur Brontomerus mcintoshi may have used its huge muscular thighs to kick predators and rivals.

    Derived terms

    * thighbone * thigh-high * thigh pad * thigh-slapper * thunder thighs * thunder-thighed * thighing

    Anagrams

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    drumstick

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia drumstick) (en noun)
  • A stick used to play drums.
  • The second joint of the leg bone of a chicken or other fowl, as meat.
  • (India) The moringa or drumstick tree, Moringa oleifera , especially its slender, cylindrical pods.
  • Synonyms

    * (chicken) chicken leg

    Coordinate terms

    * (chicken) chicken thigh, thigh