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Synonyms for beetleˈbit l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beetle(noun)

    insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings

    Synonyms:
    mallet

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  2. mallet, beetle(adj)

    a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing

    Synonyms:
    mallet, hammer, beetle

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  3. beetle, beetling(verb)

    jutting or overhanging

    "beetle brows"

    Synonyms:
    beetling, beetle

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  4. overhang, beetle(verb)

    be suspended over or hang over

    "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"

    Synonyms:
    overhang, beetle

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  5. beetle(verb)

    fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle

    "He beetled up the staircase"; "They beetled off home"

    Synonyms:
    overhang

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  6. beetle(verb)

    beat with a beetle

    Synonyms:
    overhang

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beetle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    protrude, project, jut, jut out, hang over

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

ponderosa, mpb, coleoptera, insect, mountain, bug, infestation, pest


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