1 joint connecting the foot with the leg 踝; 踝关节.
2 thin part of the leg between this joint and the calf 踝节部; 脚腕子
*[attrib 作定语] `ankle socks, ie short socks covering the ankles but no higher （只到踝节部的）短袜. =>illus at foot 见foot之插图.
[Language: Old English;Origin: ancleow]
the joint between your foot and your leg
break/twist/sprain your ankle
Janet slipped on the stairs and twisted her ankle.
socks or boots that only come up to your ankle
1. He just soaked my ankle in some herb and then put a patch on it. 他只是把我的脚踝浸在一些中药里,然后贴上一块膏药.
2. He wore his mother's old red stockings cut down for ankle socks. 他所穿的短袜是从妈妈的红色长袜上剪下来的。
3. Scott fell over and sprained his ankle. 斯科特摔倒了，扭伤了踝骨。