anklebone anklebone  /ˈæŋ kəl ˌboʊn/


  • (n) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint



  1. Hugy gurt baastards they be, twenny feet or more from crown to anklebone, and some of 'em as black as coal.
  2. These mishaps are more serious and take longer to mend than the more common ski injuries, a simple fracture of the anklebone or a low-level spiral fracture of the tibia and fibula.
  3. On the mountain itself, the most common injuries used to be simple fractures of the lateral malleolus, or anklebone, and low-level spiral fractures of the tibia and fibula.
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