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Synonyms for straw
strɔstraw

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strawnoun

    plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder

    Synonyms:
    stubble, stalk, shuck, wheat, chaff, pale yellow, drinking straw, husk

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  2. chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubblenoun

    material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

    Synonyms:
    stubble, stalk, shuck, wheat, chaff, angry walk, pale yellow, drinking straw, still hunt, stalking, stem, husk

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  3. pale yellow, straw, wheatnoun

    a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white

    Synonyms:
    stubble, stalk, shuck, wheat berry, wheat, chaff, pale yellow, drinking straw, husk

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  4. straw, drinking strawadjective

    a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth

    Synonyms:
    stubble, stalk, shuck, wheat, chaff, pale yellow, drinking straw, husk

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  5. strawverb

    of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  6. strawverb

    cover or provide with or as if with straw

    "cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm"

    Synonyms:
    strew

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  7. strew, strawverb

    spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)

    "strew toys all over the carpet"

    Synonyms:
    strew

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

Editors Contribution

  1. plastic straws

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strawnoun

    Synonyms:
    stalk (of grain after being thrashed)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. strawnoun

    Synonyms:
    stalk, culm, litter, mulch, sennet, platting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "straw":

    paille, stro, chaff, husk, mote, drop, hay, bathwater

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How to use straw in a sentence?

  1. Srinivasan Sitaraman:

    Well, I think North Korea almost dared Trump to cancel the summit, and he did North Korea, the North Korean statement yesterday was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.

  2. Read MoreHow:

    ( The) body is covered in natural materials, like straw or wood chips, and over the course of about three to seven weeks, thanks to microbial activity, it breaks down into soil.

  3. The United:

    This could be the straw that breaks the camel's back, i am more concerned about the The United States economy now than I have been throughout this expansion.

  4. Remy de Gourmont:

    The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble.

  5. Di Palo:

    Could this be, excuse the expression, the straw that breaks the camel's back, and my children and my sister's children say it doesn't pay to be here anymore ?


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