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1. fillet

noun. ['fəˈleɪ'] fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • improperness
  • unseemliness
  • impropriety

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Fillet

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

How do you pronounce fillet?

Pronounce fillet as fəˈleɪ.

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Sentences with fillet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Flip each fillet over to rub the mixture on each side of the fish.

2. Verb, base form
Their rib and backbone structure is slightly complex, so they can be hard to fillet.

Quotes about fillet


1. I love a massage. I'd go every day if I could. I don't need to be wrapped in herbs like a salmon fillet, but I do love a massage.
- Jason Bateman

2. fillet

noun. ['fəˈleɪ'] a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus.

Synonyms

  • afferent nerve
  • sensory nerve
  • lemniscus

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • understate
  • disassemble
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. fillet

verb. ['fəˈleɪ'] cut into filets.

Synonyms

  • carve
  • cut up

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. fillet

noun. ['fəˈleɪ'] a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish.

Synonyms

  • slice
  • fish fillet
  • fish filet
  • filet

Antonyms

  • white
  • break
  • efferent
  • uncut

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. fillet

noun. ['fəˈleɪ'] a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband.

Synonyms

  • taenia
  • tenia

Antonyms

  • maleficence
  • awkwardness
  • natural object

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. fillet

noun. ['fəˈleɪ'] a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef.

Synonyms

  • filet mignon
  • beef tenderloin
  • tournedos
  • filet
  • Chateaubriand

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. fillet

verb. ['fəˈleɪ'] decorate with a lace of geometric designs.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • beautify
  • adorn
  • filet

Etymology

  • filet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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