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1. calf

noun. ['ˈkæf'] young of domestic cattle.

Synonyms

  • kine
  • Bos taurus
  • oxen
  • dogy
  • leppy
  • dogie
  • young mammal
  • veau
  • cows
  • cattle
  • maverick

Antonyms

  • conformist
  • extensor
  • flexor

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Words that Rhyme with Calf

  • unitaf
  • sielaff
  • carafe
  • behalf
  • staph
  • staff
  • skaff
  • scaff
  • graph
  • graff
  • graf
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • giraffe
  • fraph
  • braff
  • assaf
  • yaffe
  • taffe
  • taff
  • shaff
  • schaff
  • raff
  • raf
  • pfaff
  • paff
  • naff
  • laugh
  • laff

How do you pronounce calf?

Pronounce calf as kæf.

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Example sentences of the word calf


1. Adjective
The exact cause of calf muscle cramps is still not certain, but several factors appear to trigger cramping.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Your right calf and foot should be resting on the floor in an L-shape.

2. mid-calf

noun. the middle of the calf; half way between the knee and ankle.

Synonyms

  • calf

3. calf

noun. ['ˈkæf'] the muscular back part of the shank.

Synonyms

  • soleus muscle
  • gastrocnemius
  • soleus
  • sura
  • skeletal muscle
  • mid-calf
  • Achilles tendon
  • tendon of Achilles
  • gastrocnemius muscle
  • shank

4. calf

noun. ['ˈkæf'] young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo.

5. calf

noun. ['ˈkæf'] fine leather from the skin of a calf.

Synonyms

  • leather
  • calfskin
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