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Definitions and Synonyms of thigh | Another word for thigh | What is thigh?

Definition 1: the part of the leg between the hip and the knee - [noun denoting body]

(thigh is a kind of ...) one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

(... is a kind of thigh ) the upper side of the thighs of a seated person

"he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"

(thigh is a part of ...) the biceps muscle of the thigh; it flexes the knee and rotates the leg laterally

(thigh is a part of ...) the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee

(thigh is a part of ...) one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh

(thigh is a part of ...) the short adductor muscle of the thigh

(thigh is a part of ...) a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation of the popliteal vein; becomes the external iliac vein

(thigh is a part of ...) the chief artery of the thigh; a continuation of the external iliac artery

(thigh is a part of ...) an artery that supplies the hip joint and thigh muscles

(thigh is a part of ...) a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg

(thigh is a part of ...) the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh

(thigh is a part of ...) the long adductor muscle of the thigh

(thigh is a part of ...) the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

(... is part of thigh) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

Definition 2: the upper joint of the leg of a fowl - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for thigh in the sense of this definition

(thigh is a kind of ...) an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

"the helpings were all small" "his portion was larger than hers" "there's enough for two servings each"

(thigh is a part of ...) the flesh of the legs of fowl used as food

(... is part of thigh) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food

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