Antonyms

1. chestnut

adjective. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color.

Antonyms

  • achromatic color

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Words that Rhyme with Chestnut

  • chesnut
  • chestnut
  • coconut
  • donut
  • doughnut
  • groundnut
  • hazelnut
  • hudnut
  • peanut
  • walnut

How do you pronounce chestnut?

Pronounce chestnut as ˈʧɛsˌnət.

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Example sentences of the word chestnut


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is smaller than the native American chestnut and often serves as a replacement for it.

2. Noun, plural
The Orrin, Nanking and Skookum variety of Chinese chestnut are best suited for Northern Illinois.

Quotes containing the word chestnut


1. I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.
- Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

2. How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

2. chestnut-coloured

adjective. having the brown color of chestnuts.

Synonyms

  • colored
  • chestnut-colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

3. chestnut-brown

adjective. (of hair or feathers) of brown tinged with chestnut.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

4. chestnut-bark_disease

noun. a disease of American chestnut trees.

Synonyms

  • blight
  • chestnut canker

5. chestnut

noun. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] the brown color of chestnuts.

Synonyms

  • brown

Antonyms

  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

6. chestnut

noun. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • yellow-white
  • brown-grey

7. chestnut

noun. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse.

Synonyms

  • Equus caballus

Antonyms

  • blond
  • fauna

8. chestnut

noun. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg.

Antonyms

  • soften

9. chestnut

noun. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea.

Synonyms

  • edible nut

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray

10. chestnut

noun. ['ˈtʃɛˌsnət, ˈtʃɛstˌnət'] any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur.

Synonyms

  • Ozark chinquapin
  • eastern chinquapin
  • chestnut tree
  • sweet chestnut
  • Castanea ozarkensis
  • Allegheny chinkapin
  • Castanea mollissima
  • American chestnut
  • Castanea pumila
  • tree
  • American sweet chestnut
  • Spanish chestnut
  • Ozark chinkapin
  • genus Castanea
  • Castanea
  • chinquapin
  • Castanea dentata
  • Castanea crenata
  • European chestnut
  • Chinese chestnut
  • Japanese chestnut
  • dwarf chestnut

Antonyms

  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white
  • gray
  • slate-black
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