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1. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.

Synonyms

  • Mackinaw blanket
  • electric blanket
  • bed clothing
  • mackinaw
  • bedclothes
  • manta
  • bedding
  • security blanket
  • afghan

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Blanket

  • aftermarket
  • barkett
  • baskett
  • beckett
  • bickett
  • birkett
  • blackett
  • blanchet
  • bracket
  • brackett
  • brockett
  • bucket
  • burket
  • burkett
  • burkitt
  • cricket
  • crockett
  • drackett
  • duckett
  • euromarket

How do you pronounce blanket?

Pronounce blanket as ˈblæŋkɪt.

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Sentences with blanket


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut a hole in the blanket where it overlaps the hole in the tub.

Quotes about blanket


1. He stared at her, knowing with certainty that he was falling in love. He pulled her close and kissed her beneath a blanket of stars, wondering how on earth he'd been lucky enough to find her.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

2. Sleep would be so welcome. A warm blanket of black to erase everything else. Sleep without dreams. I've heard people talk about the sleep of the dead. Is that what death would feel like? The nicest, warmest, heaviest never-ending nap? If that's what it's like, I wouldn't mind. If that's what dying is like, I wouldn't mind that at all.
- Gayle Forman, If I Stay

3. She looked so sexy with her sixteen cats that I just had to swipe right, but when she messaged me first quoting Monty Python, I knew it was Tinder love. Maybe on the first date we’ll knit the blanket we’ll make love under.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] anything that covers.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • mantle
  • covering

Antonyms

  • thin
  • narrow-minded
  • unclear
  • low

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. blanket

verb. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] cover as if with a blanket.

Antonyms

  • man

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor.

Synonyms

  • breeder reactor
  • layer

Antonyms

  • specific
  • incomplete
  • narrow

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. blanket

adjective. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing
  • wide

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. blanket

verb. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] form a blanket-like cover (over).

Synonyms

  • spread over

Antonyms

  • distant
  • closed

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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