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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shin(noun)

    the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

    shinbone, shin bone, tibia

  2. shin, shin bone(noun)

    a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg

    shinbone, shin bone, tibia

  3. shin(noun)

    the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

    shinbone, shin bone, tibia

  4. tibia, shinbone, shin bone, shin(verb)

    the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

    shinbone, shin bone, tibia

  5. clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter(verb)

    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

    fight, beat, contend, splutter, jumble, scramble, throw together, struggle, bark, spit out, sputter, pare, scrape, skin, peel, clamber, shinny

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shin(n.)

    spine, fore part of the leg

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  1. shin(n)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shein, hsin, xin, shen, shank, shean, tibia, sheen

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How to use shin in a sentence?

  1. Sonia Caldas:

    She has no problem calling people out in the gym when they like to talk about how sore they are or how they busted their shin on a box jump, she just looks over and says, ‘Really?’.

  2. Janet Snyder:

    It hit him on the shin and shattered everything there down on his leg.

  3. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The shocking pictures that were broadcast ... show the true face of a group that constitutes a danger to Israeli society and to the security of Israel, we are not prepared to accept people who deny the laws of the state and do not view themselves as subject to them. The pictures underscore how important a strong Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) is to the security of us all.

  4. Eitan Ben-David:

    These foreign fighters can certainly pose a grave danger internally, so the Shin Bet (security service) and all the state system is doing very good work in foiling this threat, which could be a kind of spreading cancer, to our satisfaction, the situation is reasonable. It is not like any European country, nor even America, or places like China or Russia which have had a great number of homegrown ISIS fighters.

  5. Jang Jin-sung:

    It's true that a lot of people are pressured to want to appease people's expectations, but in Shin's case, it was not for money. His motive was just to tell the world. ... It wasn't deliberate fraud. It was more of a mismatch between outside expectations and the world he came from.

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