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Synonyms for purl
pɜrl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purl(noun)

    gold or silver wire thread

    Synonyms:
    purl stitch

  2. purl, purl stitch(verb)

    a basic knitting stitch

    Synonyms:
    purl stitch

  3. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl(verb)

    flow in a circular current, of liquids

    Synonyms:
    swirl, twiddle, gyrate, birl, eddy, whirl, sough, tumble, spin, reel, twirl, whirlpool, whirl around, spin around

  4. sough, purl(verb)

    make a murmuring sound

    "the water was purling"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

  5. purl(verb)

    knit with a purl stitch

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

  6. purl(verb)

    edge or border with gold or silver embroidery

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

  7. purl(verb)

    embroider with gold or silver thread

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. purl(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    murmur, ripple, gurgle

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