Synonyms

1. bough

noun. ['ˈbaʊ'] any of the larger branches of a tree.

Synonyms

  • tree branch

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Words that Rhyme with Bough

  • pathet-lao
  • mindanao
  • disavow
  • disallow
  • qingdao
  • mcdow
  • bilbao
  • strough
  • sprow
  • sadao
  • ndau
  • mcgough
  • macau
  • macao
  • kowtow
  • fernao
  • endow
  • depauw
  • skow
  • scow
  • schlough
  • qiao
  • prow
  • prough
  • plow
  • plough
  • meow
  • liao
  • graue
  • grau

How do you pronounce bough?

Pronounce bough as baʊ.

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Example sentences of the word bough


1. Noun, singular or mass
Find a bough of wood that is 1 inch thick and between 10 and 12 inches long.

Quotes containing the word bough


1. I shall have peace, as leafy trees are peaceful When rain bends down the bough; And I shall be more silent and cold-hearted Than you are now.
- Sara Teasdale, Rivers to the Sea

2. A fallen blossomreturning to the bough, I thought --But no, a butterfly.
- Arakida Moritake, Traditional Japanese Poetry: An Anthology

3. The Rubik's Cube of Omár my Mán A Key of Coke underneath the Bough,A Jug of Jack, a Brick of Hash ~ Newsflash:'Now who the fuck needs Thou'.
- Beryl Dov

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