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Synonyms for pigeon
ˈpɪdʒ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pigeon(noun)

    wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs


  1. pigeon(noun)

    columbid, Columbidae, Columbiformes, columbiform

  2. pigeon(noun)

    to deceive with a confidence game

    Columbidae, stiff, Columbiformes, dove, columbiform, white pigeon, culver, rube, columbid, mark, dupe, mug, sucker

  3. pigeon(noun)

    A person who is a target or victim of a confidence game.

    sucker, Columbidae, mark, columbid, stiff, mug, white pigeon, columbiform, Columbiformes, culver, dove, rube, dupe

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pigeon":

    sucker, patsy, dove, mule, bunny

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How to use pigeon in a sentence?

  1. Jim Hightower:

    The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.

  2. Georgina Burke:

    Plus-size models are the exact same as the standard model, we are just on grander scale so why pigeon hole us by putting a label on it?!

  3. Dorothea Brande:

    The author of genius does keep till his last breath the spontaneity, the ready sensitiveness, of a child, the "innocence of eye" that means so much to the painter, the ability to respond freshly and quickly to new scenes, and to old scenes as though they were new; to see traits and characteristics as though each were new-minted from the hand of God instead of sorting them quickly into dusty categories and pigeon-holing them without wonder or surprise; to feel situations so immediately and keenly that the word "trite" has hardly any meaning for him; and always to see "the correspondences between things" of which Aristotle spoke two thousand years ago.

  4. Shailendra Mishra:

    The pigeon was set free yesterday (May 28) after nothing suspicious was found.

  5. Mildred & Victor Goertzel:

    Pablo Picasso resisted school stubbornly and seemed completely unable to learn to read or write. To other students grew used to seeing him come late with his pet pigeon -- and with the paintbrush he always carried as if it were an extension of his own body.

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