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1. funnel

noun. ['ˈfʌnəl'] a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends.

Synonyms

  • cone shape
  • conoid
  • funnel shape

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • stay in place
  • disengage

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Funnel

  • eurotunnel
  • trunnell
  • brunell
  • tunnell
  • tunnel
  • munnell
  • kuhnle
  • hunnell
  • gunnell
  • dunnell
  • chunnel
  • bunnell

How do you pronounce funnel?

Pronounce funnel as ˈfənəl.

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Sentences with funnel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Form a paper funnel and slip it into the mouth of the jar.

2. Adjective
A tornado has a rotating funnel cloud coming out of dark clouds.

3. Noun, plural
Eateries throughout the park serve treats including ice cream and funnel cake, hamburgers and pizza.

2. funnel-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of a funnel.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

3. funnel-crest_rosebud_orchid

noun. orchid of northeastern United States with magenta-pink flowers having funnel-shaped lip; sometimes placed in genus Pogonia.

Synonyms

  • genus Cleistes
  • spreading pogonia
  • Cleistes divaricata
  • Pogonia divaricata
  • orchid
  • orchidaceous plant

4. funnel

verb. ['ˈfʌnəl'] move or pour through a funnel.

Synonyms

  • move

Antonyms

  • back
  • hire

Etymology

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

5. funnel

noun. ['ˈfʌnəl'] (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship).

Synonyms

  • stack
  • ship

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

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

6. funnel

noun. ['ˈfʌnəl'] a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth.

Synonyms

  • utensil

Antonyms

  • push
  • raise

Etymology

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