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Synonyms for grinder
ˈgraɪn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, torpedo, wedge heel, sub, gun, numbfish, hero, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy

  2. molar, grinder(noun)

    grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars

    wedge, zep, molar, milling machinery, sub, bomber, hero, submarine, hero sandwich, hoagy, submarine sandwich, mill, poor boy, hoagie, torpedo

  3. mill, grinder, milling machinery(noun)

    machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing

    factory, submarine sandwich, grind, poor boy, zep, sub, hoagie, hero, molar, mill, manufacturing plant, hero sandwich, pulverization, manufactory, milling machinery, bomber, submarine, hoagy, wedge, torpedo, pulverisation

  4. grinder(noun)

    a machine tool that polishes metal

    zep, molar, milling machinery, hoagie, bomber, hero, submarine, wedge, hero sandwich, hoagy, submarine sandwich, mill, poor boy, sub, torpedo


  1. grinder(noun)

    A sandwich made on a long, cylindrical roll.

    I am going to the deli to get a grinder for lunch.

    torpedo, sub, hoagie, spuckie, submarine sandwich, hero, hero sandwich

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grinder(n.)

    molar, molar tooth, jaw tooth, double tooth

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  1. grinder(n)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grinder":

    bailer, mill, shredder

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How to use grinder in a sentence?

  1. Gerard Way:

    Going to school, it felt like you were in a meat grinder. It chews you up and pours out this mess that can't function.

  2. Richard Nieto:

    I would start with halfway between the middle setting on your grinder and the coarsest setting, if you find your coffee is sour, then grind finer. If you find it’s a little bit bitter, then grind coarser.

  3. Jon Tester:

    I was 9 years old when I lost my fingers in this meat grinder, my parents paid for the hospital because our health care didn't cover anything.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.

  5. Caroline Wozniacki:

    It was only fitting that my last match would be a three- setter, a grinder and my career would finish with a forehand error. I guess it was meant to be, i really am happy. I'm excited for what's to come. You might see me around off the court.

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