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1. beaver

noun. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur.

Synonyms

  • topper
  • hat
  • stovepipe
  • opera hat
  • man's clothing
  • dress hat
  • chapeau
  • lid
  • silk hat
  • high hat

Antonyms

  • stagnate
  • loaf
  • lounge about
  • moon around

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Beaver

  • nonbeliever
  • unilever
  • vandever
  • retriever
  • reliever
  • receiver
  • mckeever
  • mcgeever
  • believer
  • stever
  • steever
  • schriever
  • griever
  • greever
  • driever
  • cleaver
  • achiever
  • wever
  • weaver
  • siever
  • seever
  • seaver
  • reever
  • reaver
  • lever
  • leever
  • leaver
  • keever
  • fever
  • dever

Example sentences of the word beaver


1. Noun, singular or mass
Female otters have been known to move in with a beaver to share a den.

2. Adverb
The men also wore beaver fur hats.

Quotes containing the word beaver


1. Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.
- C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

2. beaver

noun. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] a full beard.

Synonyms

  • whiskers
  • beard

Antonyms

  • arse about
  • ride the bench
  • loll around

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. beaver

noun. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges.

Synonyms

  • gnawer
  • Castor canadensis
  • Old World beaver
  • New World beaver
  • genus Castor
  • rodent
  • Castor

Antonyms

  • defend
  • studio
  • inactivity
  • fail

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. beaver

noun. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face.

Synonyms

  • armor plate
  • plate armour
  • helmet
  • armor plating
  • armour plate

Antonyms

  • lie around
  • lounge around
  • frig around
  • waste one's time

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. beaver

noun. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] the soft brown fur of the beaver.

Synonyms

  • beaver fur
  • fur

Antonyms

  • laze
  • bum around
  • warm the bench

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. beaver

noun. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material).

Synonyms

  • castor

Antonyms

  • daydream
  • arse around

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. Beaver

noun. a native or resident of Oregon.

Synonyms

  • American

8. beaver

verb. ['ˈbiːvɝ'] work hard on something.

Synonyms

  • work

Antonyms

  • moon on
  • lie about

Etymology

  • baviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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