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1. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters.

Synonyms

  • Pinctada margaritifera
  • Anomia ephippium
  • Placuna placenta
  • windowpane oyster
  • huitre
  • Ostreidae
  • Japanese oyster
  • pelecypod
  • blue point
  • seed oyster
  • pearl oyster
  • saddle oyster
  • lamellibranch
  • Ostrea gigas
  • Virginia oyster
  • bluepoint
  • capiz
  • window oyster
  • family Ostreidae

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Oyster

  • cloister
  • roister
  • foister

Sentences with oyster


1. Noun, singular or mass
Once you know how to knit and purl, the world of knitting is your oyster.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
However, in some instances oyster mushrooms will grow without stems.

Quotes about oyster


1. All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

2. They luxuriated in the feeling of deep and all pervading satisfaction, a feeling of knowing absolutely that all was well with the world and them and that the world was not only their oyster it was also their linguine with clam sauce. Not only were all things possible, but all things were theirs.
- Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream

3. Seafood My body's just a shell,the world is my oyster ~and I'm getting a whale of appetiteright now for some delicious seafood .
- Beryl Dov

2. oyster-fish

noun. a variety of toadfish.

Synonyms

  • oysterfish
  • Opsanus tau
  • toadfish

3. oyster

verb. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] gather oysters, dig oysters.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • tapenade
  • marshmallow fluff
  • oleo
  • tahini

Etymology

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

4. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl.

Synonyms

  • helping
  • fowl
  • bird
  • serving

Antonyms

  • ratite
  • carinate
  • give
  • undue

Etymology

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

5. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] edible body of any of numerous oysters.

Synonyms

  • shellfish
  • bluepoint
  • blue point
  • huitre

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • peanut butter
  • hommos
  • marge

Etymology

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