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1. lobster

noun. ['ˈlɑːbstɝ'] any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae.

Synonyms

  • Norway lobster
  • spiny lobster
  • langouste
  • true lobster
  • pleopod
  • crayfish
  • Reptantia
  • rock lobster
  • sea crawfish
  • decapod crustacean
  • Nephrops norvegicus
  • swimmeret
  • decapod
  • crawfish

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • lopster (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loppeſtre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Lobster

  • mobster

Example sentences of the word lobster


1. Noun, singular or mass
June 15 is national lobster day, proving how far the bug has come.

2. Adjective
Soups that taste delicious with lobster include butternut squash soup, corn chowder and gazpacho.

3. Adverb, comparative
Another example is the completely benign lobster moth, whose larva looks like a scorpion.

Quotes containing the word lobster


1. Books... are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.
- Dorothy L. Sayers, The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club

2. I don't eat friggin' lobster or anything like that. Because they're alive when you kill it.
- Nicole "Snooki"Polizzi

3. Small Degrees Lobster don't fathom they're being cooked,like relationships being snuffed out in small degreesbut in reverse, as love begins to freeze over, trapping you in a impenetrable ceiling of ice until you drown.
- Beryl Dov

2. lobster-backed

adjective. used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their red coats.

Synonyms

  • red-coated
  • clothed

Antonyms

  • unadorned
  • unsheathed
  • bare

3. lobster

noun. ['ˈlɑːbstɝ'] flesh of a lobster.

Synonyms

  • Northern lobster
  • true lobster
  • Maine lobster
  • tomalley
  • shellfish
  • lobster tail
  • scampo
  • langoustine
  • Norwegian lobster
  • American lobster
  • European lobster

Etymology

  • lopster (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loppeſtre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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