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Synonyms for beetle
ˈbit lbee·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beetlenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    mallet

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  2. mallet, beetleadjective

    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

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  3. beetle, beetlingverb

    jutting or overhanging

    "beetle brows"

    Synonyms:
    beetling

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  4. overhang, beetleverb

    be suspended over or hang over

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

    Synonyms:
    overhang

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  5. beetleverb

    fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle

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

    Synonyms:
    overhang

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  6. beetleverb

    beat with a beetle

    Synonyms:
    overhang

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beetleverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beetlenoun

    Synonyms:
    mallet (heavy), scarabee, clock, coleopter, scarab

  2. beetleverb

    Synonyms:
    overhang, jut out, protrude, project

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "beetle":

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

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How to use beetle in a sentence?

  1. Moorish Proverb:

    Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.

  2. Ursula Heinen-Esser:

    Within a few weeks, it's completely reversed, and we're now dealing with drought, it'll also have a major impact on the forest and on bark beetle infestation.

  3. Sam Hodder:

    A giant sequoia that was weakened by drought was then subject to impacts by the bark beetle, which then further weakened the tree and made it more susceptible to mortality from fire.

  4. Czeslaw Okolow:

    In the area of the national park, no one has fought the beetle since 1921.

  5. Jim Lee:

    He also ushered in a slew of unique, very personal and eclectic characters for DC such as the Question, Blue Beetle, Hawk and Dove and more, polite and unassuming -- he never sought attention or the limelight but in many ways represented the hidden hero he saw in all of us. #RIPsteveditko.

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