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1. buoy

noun. ['ˈbuːi'] bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards.

Synonyms

  • point of reference
  • conical buoy
  • nun
  • reference
  • can
  • nun buoy
  • can buoy
  • reference point
  • acoustic buoy

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval

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Rhymes with Buoy

  • krawccykiewi
  • st_louis
  • sekisui
  • rattatouille
  • montrouis
  • sansui
  • olokuei
  • mitsui
  • matsui
  • grenouille
  • chopsuey
  • chop-suey
  • sourrouille
  • screwy
  • mccooey
  • fukui
  • marui
  • huey
  • hewey
  • ennui
  • duey
  • bluey
  • tuohy
  • tsui
  • toohey
  • sui
  • suey
  • sooy
  • shui
  • shuey

How do you pronounce buoy?

Pronounce buoy as bui.

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How to spell buoy? Is it bwoy? Or buuy? Common misspellings are:

  • bwoy
  • buuy

Sentences with buoy


1. Adjective
The resting place of the Morley is marked with buoy cans on the surface.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Tie a lobster-trap buoy to the other end of the line and toss the buoy in the water.

2. buoy

verb. ['ˈbuːi'] keep afloat.

Synonyms

  • sustain
  • hold
  • buoy up
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

3. buoy

verb. ['ˈbuːi'] float on the surface of water.

Synonyms

  • float

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • deny

4. buoy

verb. ['ˈbuːi'] mark with a buoy.

Antonyms

  • negate
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