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1. lamb

noun. ['ˈlæm'] young sheep.

Synonyms

  • hogget
  • teg
  • Persian lamb
  • young mammal
  • hog
  • lambkin
  • hogg
  • baa-lamb
  • Ovis

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • refrain
  • exclude
  • give

Etymology

  • lamb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Lamb

  • vandamme
  • vandam
  • mcclam
  • laflam
  • inghram
  • durham
  • t-lam
  • stram
  • sram
  • panam
  • mme
  • mcham
  • madame
  • kvamme
  • kvam
  • exam
  • dirlam
  • burcham
  • beacham
  • abram
  • wham
  • tram
  • swam
  • stamm
  • stam
  • spam
  • slam
  • siam
  • schramm
  • schram

Example sentences of the word lamb


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use the sharp knife to remove the fell from the lamb roast.

2. Adjective
It is formulated as a chicken and lamb alternative with vitamins and minerals for skin and coat health.

Quotes containing the word lamb


1. And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…"he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word."What a stupid lamb,"I sighed."What a sick, masochistic lion.
- Stephenie Meyer, Twilight

2. Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.
- Martin Amis

3. Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without the thorn.
- Martin Amis

2. baa-lamb

noun. child's word for a sheep or lamb.

3. lamb-chop

noun. chop cut from a lamb.

Synonyms

  • lamb chop
  • chop

4. lamb

noun. ['ˈlæm'] the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food.

Synonyms

  • loin of lamb
  • meat
  • Ovis aries
  • domestic sheep

Antonyms

  • bull
  • middle
  • end
  • death

Etymology

  • lamb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lamb

noun. ['ˈlæm'] a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child).

Synonyms

  • dear
  • inexperienced person

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • lose
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • lamb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lamb

noun. ['ˈlæm'] a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters).

Synonyms

  • victim

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • stay

Etymology

  • lamb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. Lamb

noun. English essayist (1775-1834).

Synonyms

  • Elia

8. lamb

verb. ['ˈlæm'] give birth to a lamb.

Synonyms

  • birth
  • have
  • give birth
  • deliver

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unrighteous
  • guilty
  • inculpatory

Etymology

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