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Synonyms for albatrossˈæl bəˌtrɔs, -ˌtrɒs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. albatross, millstone(noun)

    (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps

    albatross, mollymawk, millstone

  2. albatross, mollymawk(noun)

    large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight

    albatross, mollymawk, millstone


  1. albatross(noun)

    Any of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.

    goonie, gooney, gooney bird

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albatrosses, albatros, boulet

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