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Synonyms for shaftʃæft, ʃɑft

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaft(noun)

    a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, spear, ray, slam, gibe, beam of light, lance, prick, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  2. shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe(noun)

    an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

    Synonyms:
    calamus, beam, shaft, archeological site, stab, peter, shaft of light, diaphysis, guessing, excavation, ray of light, pecker, digging, snap, jab, guesswork, cock, rotating shaft, blastoff, stroke, ray, barb, prick, shooter, scape, slam, scene, spear, dick, dig, crack, tool, lance, snapshot, shooting, light beam, quill, gibe, guess, beam of light, sweep, putz, jibe, irradiation, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

  3. shaft(noun)

    a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, spear, ray, slam, gibe, beam of light, lance, prick, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  4. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation(noun)

    a column of light (as from a beacon)

    Synonyms:
    beam, shaft, peter, pecker, diaphysis, radio beam, ray of light, actinotherapy, radiation, re, cock, rotating shaft, shaft of light, dick, barb, prick, electron beam, balance beam, scape, slam, spear, dig, calamus, tool, lance, radiotherapy, light beam, quill, gibe, beam of light, putz, jibe, radiation therapy, irradiation, ray, shot

  5. diaphysis, shaft(noun)

    the main (mid) section of a long bone

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, shaft, spear, ray, prick, gibe, beam of light, lance, slam, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  6. cock, prick, dick, shaft, pecker, peter, tool, putz(noun)

    obscene terms for penis

    Synonyms:
    beam, pricking, shaft, peter, pecker, dig, turncock, light beam, puppet, gumshoe, incision, neb, cocksucker, dickhead, cock, rotating shaft, quill, shaft of light, slit, dick, barb, ray of light, prick, shit, beak, bastard, hawkshaw, scape, slam, son of a bitch, instrument, diaphysis, bill, scratch, calamus, tool, lance, peckerwood, stopcock, asshole, spear, rooster, gibe, hammer, beam of light, creature, putz, jibe, irradiation, woodpecker, whoreson, dent, nib, ray, shot

  7. spear, lance, shaft(noun)

    a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

    Synonyms:
    gig, light beam, beam, dig, shaft, spear, prick, gibe, beam of light, ray, slam, calamus, cock, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, fishgig, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, jibe, putz, lancet, scape, pecker, irradiation, lance, shot, fizgig

  8. shaft(noun)

    a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, spear, ray, slam, gibe, beam of light, lance, prick, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  9. shaft, scape(noun)

    (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, shaft, spear, ray, flower stalk, slam, gibe, beam of light, lance, prick, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  10. shaft(noun)

    a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, spear, ray, slam, gibe, beam of light, lance, prick, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  11. rotating shaft, shaft(noun)

    a revolving rod that transmits power or motion

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, shaft, spear, ray, prick, gibe, beam of light, lance, slam, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  12. quill, calamus, shaft(verb)

    the hollow spine of a feather

    Synonyms:
    beam, shaft, peter, pecker, diaphysis, myrtle flag, ray of light, flight feather, cock, rotating shaft, pinion, shaft of light, dick, barb, prick, sweet flag, genus Calamus, scape, slam, flagroot, quill feather, spear, dig, calamus, tool, lance, light beam, quill, gibe, quill pen, beam of light, putz, jibe, irradiation, sweet calamus, ray, shot

  13. shaft(verb)

    equip with a shaft

    Synonyms:
    jockey, screw, cheat, chicane, chouse

  14. cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey(verb)

    defeat someone through trickery or deceit

    Synonyms:
    have a go at it, betray, have intercourse, chisel, have sex, bed, chicane, screw, make love, know, get laid, have it away, bonk, be intimate, love, cavil, cheat, drive in, wander, chouse, rip off, do it, eff, lie with, jockey, make out, sleep together, jazz, sleep with, hump, have it off, cuckold, get it on, shaft, bang, cheat on, carp, roll in the hay

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shaft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    arrow

  2. shaft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    handle

  3. shaft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thill, pole

  4. shaft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trunk (of a column)

  5. shaft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    axis, spindle, arbor

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