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1. deer

noun. ['ˈdɪr'] distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers.

Synonyms

  • Cervus elaphus canadensis
  • muntjac
  • barking deer
  • cervid
  • burro deer
  • sambur
  • pere david's deer
  • Cervus sika
  • pricket
  • sika
  • Dama dama
  • American elk
  • Capreolus capreolus
  • antler
  • scut
  • caribou
  • withers
  • Moschus moschiferus
  • white-tailed deer
  • Cervus elaphus
  • wapiti
  • Cervidae
  • European elk
  • Odocoileus Virginianus
  • ruminant
  • elaphure
  • musk deer
  • red deer
  • Cervus unicolor
  • brocket
  • mule deer
  • Greenland caribou
  • sambar
  • reindeer
  • Japanese deer
  • whitetail deer
  • white tail
  • moose
  • Cervus nipon
  • fawn
  • Virginia deer
  • Alces alces
  • whitetail
  • Rangifer tarandus
  • Elaphurus davidianus
  • Odocoileus hemionus
  • elk
  • roe deer
  • flag
  • family Cervidae

Antonyms

  • disparage
  • straighten
  • increase

Etymology

  • deere (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Deer

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer
  • plenmeer
  • persevere

How do you pronounce deer?

Pronounce deer as dɪr.

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UK - How to pronounce deer in British English

Sentences with deer


1. Noun, singular or mass
The fence must be at least 7 feet tall to keep the deer out, however.

2. Verb, base form
Motion-activated sprinklers and lights may also scare deer away from a garden.

3. Adverb
are hardly enough to sustain deer even when their metabolism is low.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As most gardeners know, deer eat almost anything.

5. Adjective
For example, bar soap and hair are both deer repellents.

Quotes about deer


1. I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
- Ellen DeGeneres

2. I love to deer hunt and fish and drive down the back roads in my truck. All those things basically equal freedom to me - and not having to return that message or call from my record company or management. At some point, I need to recharge.
- Blake Shelton

3. Trees shaped like deer should not be ridden like benches if they get stuck up in other trees. No hunting farming allowed. Fishing only.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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