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1. fowl

noun. ['ˈfaʊl'] a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl.

Synonyms

  • Numida meleagris
  • guinea
  • chicken
  • Cornish
  • Meleagris gallopavo
  • Rock Cornish
  • Gallus gallus
  • saddle
  • bantam
  • gallinacean
  • turkey
  • poultry
  • genus Gallus
  • game fowl
  • Cornish fowl
  • Plymouth Rock
  • guinea fowl
  • domestic fowl
  • Gallus
  • cochin china
  • Dorking
  • cochin

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • detach
  • unsaddle
  • big

Etymology

  • foul (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Fowl

  • sprowl
  • sproul
  • scowl
  • prowl
  • growl
  • crowle
  • crowl
  • afoul
  • towle
  • towel
  • soule
  • raul
  • moul
  • jowl
  • howl
  • houle
  • foul
  • cowl
  • coull

Example sentences of the word fowl


1. Noun, singular or mass
Goose breast can be cooked like any other type of fowl.

2. Noun, plural
At certain points, guinea fowl puffers may be yellowish.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Guinea fowl puffers' eyes are situated high up on their faces.

2. fowl

verb. ['ˈfaʊl'] hunt fowl.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt
  • hunt down

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail
  • idle

Etymology

  • foul (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fowl

verb. ['ˈfaʊl'] hunt fowl in the forest.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt
  • grouse
  • hunt down

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • foul (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. fowl

noun. ['ˈfaʊl'] the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food.

Synonyms

  • meat
  • dark meat
  • thigh
  • giblets
  • wildfowl
  • wishbone
  • oyster
  • pope's nose
  • poultry
  • giblet
  • wishing bone
  • bird
  • second joint
  • wing
  • parson's nose

Antonyms

  • spread
  • ratite
  • carinate
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • foul (Middle English (1100-1500))
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