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1. needle-shaped

adjective. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves.

Synonyms

  • acicular
  • acerose
  • acerate
  • unsubdivided

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult
  • simplicity

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Words that Rhyme with Darning Needle

  • tweedle
  • steidle
  • steidl
  • friedl
  • friedel
  • freedle
  • wiedel
  • riedl
  • riedel
  • neidl
  • nedel
  • meidl
  • liedel
  • keadle
  • cheadle
  • beedle
  • beadle

Example sentences of the word darning-needle


1. Noun Phrase
Weave the darning needle up and down through the warp threads across the top edge of the hole.

2. Noun Phrase
Use a darning needle and nylon thread to secure loose zippers and to repair open or torn seams.

3. Noun Phrase
Thread the darning needle with the yarn.

4. Noun Phrase
Sew the new fabric into place using a darning needle and thread.

2. needle-wood

noun. large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia.

Synonyms

  • Hakea
  • shrub
  • Hakea leucoptera
  • needle wood
  • bush
  • needlewood

Antonyms

  • superior

3. needle-bush

noun. shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia.

Synonyms

  • Hakea
  • Hakea lissosperma
  • shrub
  • needle bush
  • needlebush
  • bush

Antonyms

  • superior

4. darning

noun. the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • mend
  • reparation
  • fixture
  • mending
  • repair

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie

5. needle

noun. ['ˈniːdəl'] the leaf of a conifer.

Synonyms

  • simple leaf

Antonyms

  • unpointedness
  • exempt

Etymology

  • nedle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nædl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. needle

noun. ['ˈniːdəl'] a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument.

Antonyms

  • end

Etymology

  • nedle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nædl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. needle

noun. ['ˈniːdəl'] a sharp pointed implement (usually steel).

Synonyms

  • point
  • implement
  • sewing needle
  • crochet hook
  • knitting needle
  • eye
  • crochet needle
  • hypodermic needle
  • packing needle

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • bore
  • antinode
  • node

Etymology

  • nedle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nædl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. needle

verb. ['ˈniːdəl'] goad or provoke,as by constant criticism.

Synonyms

  • chevvy
  • chivvy
  • chevy
  • beset
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • goad
  • chivy
  • provoke
  • harry

Antonyms

  • inattention

Etymology

  • nedle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nædl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. needle

noun. ['ˈniːdəl'] a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record.

Synonyms

  • stylus

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break

Etymology

  • nedle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nædl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. needle

verb. ['ˈniːdəl'] prick with a needle.

Synonyms

  • prickle

Etymology

  • nedle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nædl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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