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1. cornered

adjective. ['ˈkɔrnɝd'] forced to turn and face attackers.

Synonyms

  • trapped
  • at bay
  • unfree

Antonyms

  • unrestricted
  • unconfined
  • independent
  • unbound

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Words that Rhyme with Cornered

  • countered
  • dishonored
  • encountered
  • entered
  • garnered
  • honored
  • hundred
  • mannered
  • minored

Example sentences of the word cornered


1. Verb, past participle
If cornered, this little lizard will bury itself in the sand to escape.

2. Verb, past tense
Apple initially cornered the market on educational uses for technology because of its more user-friendly systems.

3. Adjective
Choose rubber toys with cornered edges that will allow him to reach different areas of his mouth.

Quotes containing the word cornered


1. Mal snickered. "What's so funny?""I just pictured the Darkling being cornered by a sweaty duchess trying to have her way with him.
- Leigh Bardugo, Siege and Storm

2. sharp-cornered

adjective. having sharp corners.

Synonyms

  • angular
  • angulate

Antonyms

  • round
  • pointless
  • parabolic

3. three-cornered

adjective. involving a group or set of three.

Synonyms

  • many-sided

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • colourless

4. kitty-cornered

adjective. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line.

Synonyms

  • catty-cornered
  • catacorner
  • cater-cornered
  • oblique
  • cata-cornered
  • catty-corner
  • catercorner

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • convergent
  • vertical
  • horizontal

5. cater-cornered

adjective. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line.

Synonyms

  • kitty-cornered
  • catty-cornered
  • catacorner
  • oblique
  • cata-cornered
  • catty-corner
  • catercorner

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • convergent
  • vertical
  • horizontal

6. catty-cornered

adjective. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line.

Synonyms

  • kitty-cornered
  • catacorner
  • cater-cornered
  • oblique
  • cata-cornered
  • catty-corner
  • catercorner

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • convergent
  • vertical
  • horizontal

7. cata-cornered

adjective. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line.

Synonyms

  • kitty-cornered
  • catty-cornered
  • catacorner
  • cater-cornered
  • oblique
  • catty-corner
  • catercorner

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • convergent
  • vertical
  • horizontal

8. three-cornered

adjective. having three corners.

Synonyms

  • angulate

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • round
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