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Synonyms for thimble
ˈθɪm bəlthim·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thimble, thimblefulnoun

    as much as a thimble will hold

    Synonyms:
    thimbleful

  2. thimblenoun

    a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container

    Synonyms:
    thimbleful

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Editors Contribution

  1. fingerhut (geman noun)

    a cover for the finger while sewing, to protect from the needle piercing the sensitive fingertip.

    the fingerhut is an essential item of the tailors tools.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 18, 2020  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "thimble":

    cartridge, canister, carton

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How to use thimble in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Tiffany Vibert:

    It seems that the thimble, boot and wheelbarrow tokens didn’t resonate with today’s fans, while conversely, the animal tokens pull at their heartstrings. They have also opted for traditional choices. The Mr. Monopoly emoji saw the most amount of all the emoji token options — it came in 20th place.


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