Synonyms of near the knuckle in English:

near the knuckle


See definition of near the knuckle

phrase

1‘they were 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