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Synonyms for caterpillar
ˈkæt əˌpɪl ər, ˈkæt ər-cater·pil·lar

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Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes

  1. caterpillarnoun

    a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth


  2. Caterpillar, catnoun

    a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

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  1. List of paraphrases for "caterpillar":

    chenille, larva, larvae, moth

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  1. Richard Bach:

    The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

  2. Officer Gary Roling:

    Our hope is that things will start to get better in the first half of 2016, but we have no visibility, and based on (Caterpillar's) news, a recovery could be some way off.

  3. Wesley D'Amico:

    The slug will always tell the caterpillar that it can't fly.

  4. Chris Wolfe:

    Today's an emblematic day, showing the uneven effect of tariffs on the market, caterpillar, Boeing and other big companies that require a large global sales base are suffering.

  5. Eric Carle:

    I remember that as a child, I always felt I would never grow up and be big and articulate and intelligent, `Caterpillar’ is a book of hope: you, too, can grow up and grow wings.

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