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Synonyms for cockroach
ˈkɒkˌroʊtʃcock·roach

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Wiktionary

  1. cockroachnoun

    Synonyms:
    roach

  2. cockroachnoun

    A black or brown straight-winged insect of the order Blattodea.

    Synonyms:
    roach

  3. cockroachnoun

    An unhygienic person or a member of a group of people regarded as unhygeinic or rapidly procreating.

    Synonyms:
    roach

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cockroach, roachnoun

    any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests

    Synonyms:
    forget me drug, roach, rope, rophy, roofy, circle

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  1. List of paraphrases for "cockroach":

    roach, vermin, bug, manure

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How to use cockroach in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Wood Krutch:

    Both the cockroach and the bird could get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.

  2. Proverb:

    In a court of fowls, the cockroach never wins his case.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You cannot disgrace a disgraceful man; you cannot make a shameless man feel ashamed; you cannot make a cockroach a cockroach, because it is already a cockroach!

  4. Joseph Wood Krutch:

    Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.

  5. Mark Kirk:

    The senate is living up to its responsibility by telling the VA that veterans’ facilities are not cockroach colonies, we wouldn’t have a country without our veterans and their hospitals should be the gold standard. Instead, we have everyone pointing fingers in different directions as to who is responsible.


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