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Synonyms for beetle
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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

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  3. beetle, beetling(verb)

    jutting or overhanging

    "beetle brows"

    Synonyms:
    beetling

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

  4. overhang, beetle(verb)

    be suspended over or hang over

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

    Synonyms:
    overhang

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beetle(n)

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

  2. beetle(v)

    Synonyms:
    overhang, jut out, protrude, project

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use beetle in a sentence?

  1. Richard Livingstone:

    There is no virtue in being uncritical nor is it a habit to which the young are given. But criticism is only the burying beetle that gets rid of what is dead, and, since the world lives by creative and constructive forces, and not by negation and destruction, it is better to grow up in the company of prophets than of critics.

  2. Robert Cyglicki:

    An attempt to fight the bark beetle with a chainsaw and an ax will bring more damage than benefits.

  3. Primo Levi:

    After the planet becomes theirs, many millions of years will have to pass before a beetle particularly loved by God, at the end of its calculations will find written on a sheet of paper in letters of fire that energy is equal to the mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light. The new kings of the world will live tranquilly for a long time, confining themselves to devouring each other and being parasites among each other on a cottage industry scale.

  4. Moorish Proverb:

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

  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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