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Caribbean Word of the Week: “Knuckle”

16 Sep

Knuckle –   \ˈnə-kəl\


  1. Common usage: the rounded prominence formed by the ends of the two adjacent bones at a joint
  2. Caribbean mis-use: not true to a wife, husband, lover, etc., mainly including having sexual intercourse with someone else

Synonym: Horn (Trinidad & Tobago), Cheat (USA)

Use in a sentence:

“Me husband knuckle me, dats why I light him on fire and lock de door!”

Can you use “knuckle” in a sentence, class?

Burning Flames “Knuckle”, Antigua & Barbuda

“Thou Shall Not Horn”, Trinidad & Tobago