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Synonyms for peel
pil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel(noun)

    British politician (1788-1850)

    Synonyms:
    skin

  2. peel, skin(verb)

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

    Synonyms:
    pelt, cutis, hide, tegument, skin

  3. skin, peel, pare(verb)

    strip the skin off

    "pare apples"

    Synonyms:
    undress, flake off, scramble, pare down, shin, flake, struggle, unclothe, bark, peel off, sputter, pare, trim, uncase, whittle, strip down, disrobe, strip, scrape, skin, discase, clamber, shinny

  4. peel off, peel, flake off, flake(verb)

    come off in flakes or thin small pieces

    "The paint in my house is peeling off"

    Synonyms:
    flake, undress, unclothe, flake off, disrobe, desquamate, discase, strip, peel off, uncase, pare, skin, strip down

  5. undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel(verb)

    get undressed

    "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"

    Synonyms:
    strip down, flake off, clean, discase, leach, foray, divest, pillage, dismantle, strip, unclothe, undress, peel off, reave, rifle, pare, denude, uncase, skin, disrobe, flake, ransack, loot, deprive, plunder, despoil, bare, denudate, disinvest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. peel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pare (by stripping or pulling), hull, shell

  2. peel(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    exfoliate, come off (as skin or rind), peel off, shell off

  3. peel(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rind, skin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. peel(n)

    Synonyms:
    rind, skin

    Antonyms:
    pulp

  2. peel(v)

    Synonyms:
    pare, decorticate

    Antonyms:
    pulp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "peel":

    bark, dept, skin

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How to use peel in a sentence?

  1. Michael Jordan:

    But you have to realize that the reason why I was treating Michael Jordan like that is because I needed Michael Jordan to be tough in the playoffs and were facing the Indianas and Miamis and New Yorks in the Eastern Conference. Michael Jordan needed to be tough and I needed to know that I could count on Michael Jordan. And those are the kind of things where people see me acting the way I acted in practice, theyre not going to understand it. I said to Michael Jordan, Thats great because this is an opportunity. We have 10 hours here to peel back the onion and have you articulate all the things you just articulated to me. EX-NBA CHAMPION RECALLS RUBBING MICHAEL JORDAN FOR GOOD LUCK BEFORE GAME : I THOUGHT IT WAS AWKWARD Jordan said in one of the episodes that winning has a price, according to The Athletic. He said if a certain standard wasnt being met by one of his teammates, he would step in and explain to the person what was going on And leadership has a price, Michael Jordan reportedly says. So I pulled people along when they didnt want to be pulled. I challenged people when they didnt want to be challenged. And I earned that right because my teammates who came after me didnt endure all the things that I endured. Once you joined the team, you lived at a certain standard that I played the game. And I wasnt going to take any less. Now, if that means I had to go in there and get in your ass a little bit, then I did that. You ask all my teammates. The one thing about Michael Jordan was Michael Jordan never asked me to do something that Michael Jordan didnt fking do. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON Michael Jordan said people may perceive Michael Jordan as a tyrant but thats because nobody has had as much sustainable success as Michael Jordan did. Look, I dont have to do this.

  2. Andrew Feldman:

    At some point, the two liberal lions in this race are going to have to figure out how to peel off the other's supporters.

  3. Neena Chaudhry:

    When we sort of peel back the layers a bit, the fact that these women are still playing on artificial turf or did for this World Cup ... and the fact that the prize money is just a fraction of what the men get, I think that is indicative of unfortunately the second-class status that girls and women's sports still face.

  4. Doug Ford:

    We can not afford a province-wide lockdown, so we are taking preventative action today by moving Toronto and Peel into lockdown level restrictions, we need to take decisive action to stop the spread of this deadly virus.

  5. Police Superintendent McCarthy:

    And if people peel away the onion on what's happening right now in the policing world, you're going to find a police department that's doing an exceptional job.


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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. plaguey
    • B. agreeable
    • C. pestilent
    • D. pettish

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