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Synonyms for cuffkʌf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuff, turnup(noun)

    the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg

    turnup, handlock, handcuff, manacle, cuff

  2. handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacle(verb)

    shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs

    turnup, cuff, handlock, handcuff, manacle

  3. cuff, whomp(verb)

    hit with the hand

    whomp, cuff, handcuff, manacle

  4. manacle, cuff, handcuff(verb)

    confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

    "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime"

    whomp, cuff, handcuff, manacle

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cuff

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    blow, box, buffet, calamity, concussion, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, rap, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cuff(n.)

    blow, stroke, box

  2. cuff(v. a.)

    beat, strike, buffet, box

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

wrist, handcuff, bracelet, hose

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