joint - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a part of your body that can bend where two bones meet

    a swollen knee joint

    You may experience some pain in your joints.

  2. 2
    a place where two parts of something are connected

    Make sure you seal the joints of the pipes with waterproof tape.

  3. 3
    a large piece of meat cooked in an oven

    a joint of beef

  4. 4
    informal a restaurant, bar, or club, especially one that is cheap and not very nice

    I met him at some grotty little joint in town.