Synonyms

1. leatherback

noun. ['ˈlɛðɝˌbæk'] wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle.

Synonyms

  • sea turtle
  • leatherback turtle
  • genus Dermochelys
  • Dermochelys coriacea
  • marine turtle
  • Dermochelys

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Words that Rhyme with Leatherback Turtle

  • infertile
  • purtle
  • purtell
  • pirtle
  • myrtle
  • mirtle
  • mertle
  • hurtle
  • hirtle
  • hertel
  • fertile
  • birtle
  • ertle
  • ertl
  • ertel

2. turtle

noun. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming.

Synonyms

  • Pseudemys rubriventris
  • red-bellied terrapin
  • marine turtle
  • terrapin
  • yellow-bellied terrapin
  • red-bellied turtle
  • box turtle
  • chelonian
  • Chrysemys picta
  • painted turtle
  • sea turtle
  • Pseudemys concinna
  • tortoise
  • pancake turtle
  • shield
  • mud turtle
  • Pseudemys scripta
  • box tortoise
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • painted terrapin
  • slider
  • chelonian reptile
  • shell
  • plastron
  • painted tortoise
  • soft-shelled turtle
  • redbelly
  • river cooter
  • snapping turtle

Antonyms

  • show
  • lose
  • stand still
  • ebb

3. turtle

verb. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt
  • hunt down

Antonyms

  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle
  • integrate

4. turtle

noun. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar.

Synonyms

  • polo-neck collar
  • jumper
  • turtleneck
  • polo-neck
  • sweater
  • turtleneck collar
  • jersey
  • T-shirt

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt

5. turtle

verb. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] overturn accidentally.

Synonyms

  • tump over
  • turn over
  • capsize
  • tip over
  • turn turtle

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Example sentences of the word leatherback-turtle


1. Noun Phrase
As their name implies, leatherback turtles have a tough leathery shell rather than a firm hard shell, and they live in the ocean.

2. Noun Phrase
Once a female leatherback turtle has reached her nesting site, she uses her strong back flippers to dig a shallow nest in the sand.

3. Noun Phrase
That's right -- leatherback turtles date back to before the time of the dinosaurs, more than 150 million years ago.

4. Noun Phrase
In the eyes of a leatherback turtle or an ocean sunfish, plastic debris such as shopping bags can resemble jellyfish.

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