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1. navel

noun. ['ˈneɪvəl'] a scar where the umbilical cord was attached.

Synonyms

  • omphalos
  • point
  • abdomen
  • umbilicus
  • belly
  • belly button
  • bellybutton
  • omphalus
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

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Words that Rhyme with Navel

  • naval

How do you pronounce navel?

Pronounce navel as ˈneɪvəl.

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Example sentences of the word navel


1. Noun, singular or mass
The fruit gets its navel from a secondary fruit that is embedded in the orange blossom but dies off.

2. Adjective
Scoop your navel toward your spine and rotate your top knee-cap up toward the ceiling.

Quotes containing the word navel


1. Farms and food production should be, I submit, at least as important as who pierced their navel in Hollywood this week. Please tell me I'm not the only one who believes this. Please. As a culture, we think we're well educated, but I'm not sure that what we've learned necessarily helps us survive.
- Joel Salatin, Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World

2. navel-gazing

noun. literally, the contemplation of one's navel, which is an idiom usually meaning complacent self-absorption.

Synonyms

  • self-absorption

3. navel

noun. ['ˈneɪvəl'] the center point or middle of something.

Synonyms

  • centre
  • navel point
  • midpoint

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • outside
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