Antonyms
Etymology

1. flail

noun. ['ˈfleɪl'] an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing.

Antonyms

  • refresh

Etymology

  • flaile (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Flail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

Example sentences of the word flail


1. Noun, singular or mass
A flail toe sticks up in the air a bit and can be either stiff or floppy.

2. flail

verb. ['ˈfleɪl'] give a thrashing to; beat hard.

Synonyms

  • cream
  • beat
  • thresh
  • beat up
  • lick
  • work over
  • clobber
  • thrash
  • drub
  • lam

Antonyms

  • conformist
  • rested
  • arrive
  • exempt

Etymology

  • flaile (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. flail

verb. ['ˈfleɪl'] move like a flail; thresh about.

Synonyms

  • flap
  • thresh

Etymology

  • flaile (Middle English (1100-1500))
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