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Synonyms for albatross
ˈæl bəˌtrɔs, -ˌtrɒsal·ba·tross

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Wiktionary3.0 / 3 votes

  1. albatrossnoun

    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.

    Synonyms:
    goonie, gooney, gooney bird

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  1. albatross, millstonenoun

    (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps

    "she was an albatross around his neck"

    Synonyms:
    mollymawk, millstone

  2. albatross, mollymawknoun

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

    Synonyms:
    mollymawk, millstone

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PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "albatross":

    albatrosses, albatros, boulet

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How to use albatross in a sentence?

  1. Chris DeRose:

    The audit is an albatross around the neck for every Republican running in the state of Arizona.

  2. John Fredericks:

    ( Youngkin) doesn't need this unwanted help from Donald Trump. But Glenn Youngkin's got it and it's yet another albatross around Glenn Youngkin neck -- with a Donald Trump symbol. what he needs to do is hold the very motivated Donald Trump base in Virginia together and inspire that enthusiasm while also attempting to distance himself from some of the Donald Trump personality idiosyncrasies that turned off some of the Virginia big-market suburbanite women.

  3. Paul Rose:

    It was those iconic images of the dead albatross chicks on the Pacific Islands with their stomachs open and all recognizable plastic items inside it, and most recently, it's been when we discovered the nano-particles do cross the blood-brain barrier, and we were able to prove that plastic is in us.

  4. Wendy Sherman:

    You’re going to end up with an albatross around your neck, the Ukrainians are going to deliver a strategic failure for Putin. And that’s going to create a lot of problems for those who are supporting this unholy invasion going forward.

  5. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker:

    People who are denigrating her are aggrandizing themselves, right now, she seems to be an albatross.


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