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English noun: shin

1. shin (body) the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle


Broader (hypernym)body part


Part meronymleg

2. shin (food) a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg


Synonymsshin bone


Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat

3. shin (communication) the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet


Broader (hypernym)alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet


Part meronymHebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script

4. shin (body) the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle


Synonymsshin bone, shinbone, tibia


Broader (hypernym)leg bone


Part meronymleg


English verb: shin

1. shin (motion) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling


Synonymsclamber, scramble, shinny, skin, sputter, struggle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)climb









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