Synonyms of near the knuckle in English:

near the knuckle

See definition of near the knuckle


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

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