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Synonyms for shack

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty(verb)

    small crude shelter used as a dwelling

    shanty, chanty, hovel, hutch, army hut, hut, sea chantey, chantey, field hut

  2. reside, shack, domicile, domiciliate(verb)

    make one's home in a particular place or community

    "may parents reside in Florida"

    reside, domicile, house, lodge in, trail, repose, put up, occupy, rest, domiciliate

  3. trail, shack(verb)

    move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

    "John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"

    give chase, chase after, domicile, get behind, chase, drop back, tail, go after, dog, train, trail, reside, track, tag, drag, domiciliate, hang back, drop behind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shack(n)

    vagabond, tramp, loafer, hut, shanty, hovel, cabin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cabin, hut, shaq, bunkhouse, cabana, shed, chak, cottage

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How to use shack in a sentence?

  1. Nusret Gke:

    Shake Shack wo n’t just be for the wealthy.

  2. Arlene Silver:

    They call it a love shack! It’s a she shed but they are advertising it like a love shack.

  3. Liana Roodt:

    Many [colorectal cancer patients] develop stomas and have to walk around with a poo bag attached onto their stomachs. But some of those stomas can be reversed after a period of time, imagine having a poo bag attached for two to five years and dealing with a stoma when you are living in a shack with no electricity and no running water.

  4. Brett Hagler:

    These families are the most vulnerable, and in the lowest income... and they're living on about an average of $ 3 a day, they're living in literally a pieced-together shack that during the rainy season, it will rain and it will flood their shack. Some of the women even said that the water will go up to their knees when it rains, sometimes for months.

  5. Peggy Noonan:

    Remember the waterfront shack with the sign FRESH FISH SOLD HERE. Of course it's fresh, we're on the ocean. Of course it's for sale, we're not giving it away. Of course it's here, otherwise the sign would be someplace else. The final sign: FISH.

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