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Noun: shin  shin
  1. The front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  2. A cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
    - shin bone
  3. The 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  4. The inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
    - tibia, shinbone, shin bone
Verb: shin (shinned,shinning)  shin
  1. Climb quickly up using hands to grip and lift up
    "he shinned up the tree"

Derived forms: shinned, shinning, shins

Type of: alphabetic character, body part, cut, cut of meat, leg bone, letter, letter of the alphabet

Part of: Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script, leg, peg [informal], pin [informal], stick [informal]

Encyclopedia: Shin, Iran