- n. slang, pejorative An obese or otherwise swollen ankle that blends into the calf without clear demarcation.
- Blend of calf and ankle (Wiktionary)
“There were a nice pair pf pewter-y flats with a little criss-cross ankle strap, but the strap wasn't looking so good, now that I'm in cankle-world, so I left those behind for someone less swollen than I.”
“The word cankle entered the pop-culture lexicon around the time actor Jason Alexander's character in the 2001 movie "Shallow Hal" used the expression.”
“But maybe the nastiness and "cankle" talk represents its own kind of progress”
“For those of you bird-boned creatures who do not know what a cankle is, it is the body part just below the calf and just above the ankle, that on some people is especially...big.”
“So, as I scan through these twenty two points of purist commentary on form, I feel like I am reading a transcript of a couple of old men in a strip joint, fresh out of dollar bills, making ever more arbitrary aesthetic distinctions as they struggle to determine that evanescent point at which a strong ankle becomes a cankle.”
“This doctor says ankle liposuction can help out the cankle-afflicted.”
“I wonder how many days your former girlfriend, the cankle princess, has left.”
“Somewhat unsurprisingly, my visit to both the Spanx and Eurotard websites confirmed that neither produces an undergarment intended to attractively shape and smooth the cankle.”
“This summer, the popularity of gladiator-style sandals and cropped leggings has only added to the collective cankle anxiety.”
“Although the metallic straps on gladiators like these from Alexander McQueen lend an of-the-moment superhero vibe, I think I'll avoid the cankle look for now and stick with watching Spider-Man movies.”
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