Antonyms

1. croquet

verb. ['kroʊˈkeɪ'] play a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops.

Antonyms

  • overact

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Words that Rhyme with Croquet Mallet

  • palate
  • mallett
  • hallett
  • hallet
  • gallet

2. croquet

noun. ['kroʊˈkeɪ'] a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg.

Antonyms

  • night game

3. croquet

verb. ['kroʊˈkeɪ'] drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball".

Antonyms

  • tightness

4. mallet

noun. ['ˈmælɪt'] a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball.

Synonyms

  • croquet mallet
  • polo stick
  • sports implement

Etymology

  • mallet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. mallet

noun. ['ˈmælɪt'] a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing.

Synonyms

  • beetle
  • hammer
  • gavel

Antonyms

  • intrusive

Etymology

  • mallet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. mallet

noun. ['ˈmælɪt'] a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc..

Synonyms

  • percussive instrument
  • hammer
  • percussion instrument

Etymology

  • mallet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word croquet-mallet


1. Noun Phrase
Golfers cannot effectively swing a club the way you might swing a croquet mallet or use a pool cue.

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