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1. fluke

noun. ['ˈfluːk'] flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor.

Synonyms

  • projection
  • ground tackle
  • flue

Etymology

  • floc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fluke

  • rebuke
  • produc
  • dubuque
  • farouk
  • baruch
  • stueck
  • steuck
  • spook
  • puke
  • glueck
  • dziuk
  • brueck
  • wouk
  • tuk
  • souk
  • nuke
  • muecke
  • luque
  • luick
  • luecke
  • luc
  • louque
  • leuck
  • kueck
  • kook
  • juke
  • hoock
  • fuke
  • duque
  • duke

Example sentences of the word fluke


1. Noun, singular or mass
Towards the rear is a tail fin called a fluke that is wide and flat, used for propulsion.

2. Verb, base form
Some whales, notably fin whales and minke whales, don't fluke.

3. Adjective
However, virtually every organization has employees who suffer minor to major injuries from fluke accidents or careless errors.

2. fluke

noun. ['ˈfluːk'] a stroke of luck.

Synonyms

  • good fortune
  • serendipity
  • fortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • floc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fluke

noun. ['ˈfluːk'] either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean.

Synonyms

  • blower
  • tail
  • cetacean

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • head
  • obverse

Etymology

  • floc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fluke

noun. ['ˈfluːk'] a barb on a harpoon or arrow.

Synonyms

  • harpoon

Etymology

  • floc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fluke

noun. ['ˈfluːk'] parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host.

Synonyms

  • schistosome
  • blood fluke
  • Fasciolopsis buski
  • class Trematoda
  • Fasciola hepatica
  • Trematoda
  • flatworm
  • trematode
  • liver fluke
  • platyhelminth

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • floc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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