Synonyms of near the knuckle in English:

near the knuckle


See definition of near the knuckle

phrase

1‘they were a bit cheeky and quite near the knuckle, but it's all in good fun’

SYNONYMS

risqué, racy, sexy, naughty, spicy, juicy, suggestive, ribald, indelicate, indecorous, indecent, immodest, off colour, dirty, rude, smutty, crude, bawdy, vulgar, salacious, coarse

North American gamy

informal raunchy, blue, close to the bone, near the bone

British informal fruity, saucy

euphemistic adult