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1. chimney

noun. ['ˈtʃɪmni'] a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building.

Synonyms

  • smokestack
  • open fireplace
  • fireplace
  • stovepipe
  • hearth
  • stack
  • flue
  • damper

Etymology

  • cheminee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • caminus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Chimney

  • zimny

How do you pronounce chimney?

Pronounce chimney as ˈʧɪmni.

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Sentences with chimney


1. Noun, singular or mass
Put glue on the bottom of the chimney and hold it against the roof.

Quotes about chimney


1. We all ought to understand we're on our own. Believing in Santa Claus doesn't do kids any harm for a few years but it isn't smart for them to continue waiting all their lives for him to come down the chimney with something wonderful. Santa Claus and God are cousins.
- Andy Rooney, Sincerely, Andy Rooney

2. chimney

noun. ['ˈtʃɪmni'] a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp.

Synonyms

  • lamp chimney
  • kerosine lamp
  • kerosene lamp
  • flue

Etymology

  • cheminee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • caminus (Latin)
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