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1. beetle-browed

adjective. sullen or unfriendly in appearance.

Synonyms

  • scowling

Antonyms

  • amicable
  • congenial

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  • varietal
  • avital
  • fetal
  • dietel
  • cheetal
  • beatle

2. deathwatch

noun. ['ˈdɛθˌwɑːtʃ'] bores through wood making a ticking sound popularly thought to presage death.

Synonyms

  • deathwatch beetle
  • beetle
  • Anobiidae
  • Xestobium rufovillosum

Antonyms

  • intrusive

Etymology

  • death (English)
  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • watch (English)

3. deathwatch

noun. ['ˈdɛθˌwɑːtʃ'] minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers.

Synonyms

  • Trogium pulsatorium
  • book louse
  • genus Liposcelis
  • Liposcelis divinatorius
  • psocopterous insect
  • Liposcelis
  • booklouse

Etymology

  • death (English)
  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • watch (English)

4. beetle

noun. ['ˈbiːtəl'] insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings.

Synonyms

  • firefly
  • meloid
  • insect
  • carabid beetle
  • lightning bug
  • Xestobium rufovillosum
  • order Coleoptera
  • leaf beetle
  • deathwatch
  • whirligig beetle
  • clerid beetle
  • lamellicorn beetle
  • elaterid
  • ladybird beetle
  • longicorn
  • clerid
  • carpet bug
  • water beetle
  • deathwatch beetle
  • elaterid beetle
  • elater
  • longicorn beetle
  • Asian longhorned beetle
  • weevil
  • lady beetle
  • Anoplophora glabripennis
  • chrysomelid
  • ladybeetle
  • ladybird
  • Coleoptera
  • blister beetle
  • ground beetle
  • tiger beetle
  • ladybug
  • long-horned beetle
  • rove beetle
  • carpet beetle

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • betel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bīetel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bitle (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. beetle

verb. ['ˈbiːtəl'] be suspended over or hang over.

Synonyms

  • hang

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • betel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bīetel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bitle (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. beetle

adjective. ['ˈbiːtəl'] jutting or overhanging.

Synonyms

  • beetling

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • betel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bīetel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bitle (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. beetle

noun. ['ˈbiːtəl'] 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

  • hammer
  • mallet
  • gavel

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • betel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bīetel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bitle (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. beetle

verb. ['ˈbiːtəl'] beat with a beetle.

Antonyms

  • enter

Etymology

  • betel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bīetel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bitle (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. beetle

verb. ['ˈbiːtəl'] fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • stand still
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • betel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bīetel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bitle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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