Antonyms

1. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

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Words that Rhyme with Pair Of Tongs

  • prolongs
  • belongs
  • throngs
  • sarongs
  • prongs
  • alongs
  • wrongs
  • wong's
  • songs
  • song's
  • longs
  • long's
  • kong's
  • gongs

Example sentences of the word pair-of-tongs


1. Noun Phrase
Drop one tender at a time into the oil with a pair of tongs.

2. Noun Phrase
Open the grill and flip the crawfish using a pair of tongs halfway through the cooking time.

3. Noun Phrase
Hold the end of one taquito with a pair of tongs; slide a spatula under the opposite end.

4. Noun Phrase
Turn the top sirloin steak with a pair of tongs only once while cooking.

2. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

3. tongs

noun. ['ˈtɑːŋz, ˈtɔŋz'] any of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below.

Synonyms

  • fire tongs
  • device
  • pair of tongs
  • coal tongs

4. pair

noun. ['ˈpɛr'] a set of two similar things considered as a unit.

Synonyms

  • Tweedledee and Tweedledum
  • Tweedledum and Tweedledee
  • brace

Antonyms

  • husband
  • repair
  • make
  • success

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)

5. pair

noun. ['ˈpɛr'] two items of the same kind.

Synonyms

  • twosome
  • two
  • mate
  • doubleton
  • yoke
  • deuce
  • brace
  • couplet
  • fellow
  • duet
  • couple
  • dyad
  • II
  • 2
  • span
  • twain
  • duo
  • duad

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)

6. pair

noun. ['ˈpɛr'] two people considered as a unit.

Synonyms

  • gathering
  • duo
  • assemblage
  • twosome
  • yoke
  • duet

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • disassemble
  • detach
  • unscrew

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)

7. pair

verb. ['ˈpɛr'] form a pair or pairs.

Synonyms

  • pair off
  • unify
  • unite
  • partner off

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • inactivity
  • uncouple
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)

8. pair

verb. ['ˈpɛr'] bring two objects, ideas, or people together.

Synonyms

  • match
  • mismate
  • twin
  • mismatch
  • bring together
  • join
  • mate

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)

9. pair

noun. ['ˈpɛr'] a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value.

Antonyms

  • ride

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)

10. pair

verb. ['ˈpɛr'] arrange in pairs.

Synonyms

  • geminate
  • arrange

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • lose track
  • ignore

Etymology

  • paire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • paria (Latin)
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