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Synonyms for cuff
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuff, turnup(noun)

    the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg

    Synonyms:
    turnup, handlock, handcuff, manacle

  2. handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacle(verb)

    shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs

    Synonyms:
    turnup, handlock, handcuff, manacle

  3. cuff, whomp(verb)

    hit with the hand

    Synonyms:
    whomp, handcuff, manacle

  4. manacle, cuff, handcuff(verb)

    confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

    "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime"

    Synonyms:
    whomp, handcuff, manacle

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cuff

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    blow, box, buffet, calamity, concussion, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, rap, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cuff(v)

    Synonyms:
    slap, box, smack, punch, pummel, hustle, buffet

    Antonyms:
    cudgel, flagellate, thrash, cane, strap, lash, whip

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cuff(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blow, stroke, box

  2. cuff(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    beat, strike, buffet, box

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cuff(n)

    Synonyms:
    box, slap, buffet, manchette (ornamental cuff)

  2. cuff(v)

    Synonyms:
    box, slap, smite, strike, buffet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    wrist, handcuff, bracelet, hose

How to pronounce cuff?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say cuff in sign language?

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How to use cuff in a sentence?

  1. David Teuscher:

    In boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons, it’s his punching shoulder, not his jab shoulder, but either one you have to be able to hit with both, which means you have to be able to extend it out there.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    This is not something that should be done off-the-cuff by the President of the United States just looking for a cheap shot at his predecessor.

  3. Beverly Green:

    I am not Beverly Green, but from what I understand, you need a cuff( the thing that wraps around your arm and is pumped up) preferably on the upper arm, to get an accurate BP, the cuff compresses the arteries and measures the amount of pressure the heart needs to get blood out to the arteries and the pressure of the arteries when the heart is relaxed.

  4. Joshua Dines:

    When someone comes in with a rotator cuff tear that I or a colleague deem irreparable and you tell them they need a shoulder replacement, that seems barbaric, it’s hard for them, a lot of the time, to grasp. This [option] makes it more palatable for the patient in terms of options.

  5. David Teuscher:

    I think both he and his trainer, and the public, saw that he had altered his fighting style, and when you are in pain, you will change how you use that arm and that shoulder, in boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons.


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