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Synonyms for nipple
ˈnɪp əlnip·ple

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  1. nipplenoun

    tit, teat

  2. nipplenoun

    The projection of a mammary gland from which, on female mammals, milk is secreted.

    tit, teat

  3. nipplenoun

    An artificial nipple (definition 1) used for bottle-feeding infants.

    teat, tit

  4. nipplenoun

    A mechanical device through which liquids can be passed in a regulated manner.

    teat, tit

  5. nipplenoun

    A short tube threaded at both ends, used as a connector.

    Turn the nipples on to the bicycle spokes only one turn, for each spoke on the new wheel all the way around until they are all snug, then check alignment.

    tit, teat

  6. nipplenoun

    Any small physical protrusion, such as the lumps on the F and J keys on American keyboards.

    teat, tit

  7. nipplenoun

    Any small physical protrusion on an automotive, a machine part or any other part that fits into a groove on another part.

    tit, teat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nipple, mammilla, mamilla, pap, teat, titnoun

    the small projection of a mammary gland

    titmouse, breast, teat, mammilla, boob, knocker, spoon food, pablum, tit, bosom, pap, soft diet, titty, mamilla

  2. nipplenoun

    a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier

    mammilla, tit, pap, mamilla, teat

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nipplenoun

    teat, dug, pap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nipplenoun

    teat, pap, dug, mammilla

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nipple":

    pacifier, nozzle, tit

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  1. Patrick Wanis:

    The attempt to de-sexualize the female nipple and create equality backfires when you superimpose a child’s face on a fully developed woman’s naked or topless body; it actually sexualizes the innocent child.

  2. Josephine Georgiou:

    Only I get to decide if I’m humiliated or not – why would people assume I am humiliated by my own breast, nipple or body?

  3. The Shivering Truth:

    Narrator: Police rounded up every pervert in the area, torturing them for information, which, naturally, the perverts loved. They undulated orgasmically for more. The cops were all too happy to oblige. Nipple twisting, purple nurples, blue nurples, every nurple in the rainbow turned up a steaming pile of zilch.

  4. Jen Psaki:

    We were actually about to wrap this meeting up because it was clearly a bad idea, hey, don't do that. Don't just yank the plunger off the nipple like that.

  5. Irene Zoppi:

    It’s the tongue that does most of the work holding onto the nipple and the breast.

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