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1. rabbit

noun. ['ˈræbət, ˈræbɪt'] any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food.

Synonyms

  • scut
  • rabbit ears
  • warren
  • leporid mammal
  • cottontail
  • cottontail rabbit
  • Belgian hare
  • wood rabbit
  • leporide
  • bunny
  • bunny rabbit
  • coney
  • Angora rabbit
  • lapin
  • Angora
  • cony
  • leporid
  • European rabbit
  • Old World rabbit

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly
  • fit

Etymology

  • rabet (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rabbit

  • cohabit
  • babbitt
  • babbit
  • abbitt

How do you pronounce rabbit?

Pronounce rabbit as ˈræbɪt.

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Example sentences of the word rabbit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Try to keep the excess powder on the towel as you comb out your rabbit.

2. Adjective
Stamping of the feet is the rabbit way of letting everyone else know that something bad is coming.

Quotes containing the word rabbit


1. I have always wanted a bunny and I'll always have a rabbit the rest of my life.
- Amy Sedaris

2. Sometimes you remind me a lot of James. He called it my 'furry little problem' in company. Many people were under the impression that I owned a badly behaved rabbit.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. Rabbit's clever,"said Pooh thoughtfully."Yes,"said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever.""And he has Brain.""Yes,"said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."There was a long silence."I suppose,"said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything.
- A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

2. rabbit-eye_blueberry

noun. shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry.

Synonyms

  • blueberry bush
  • Vaccinium ashei
  • rabbiteye
  • rabbiteye blueberry

3. rabbit-sized

adjective. having the approximate size of a rabbit.

Antonyms

  • unsorted

4. rabbit-weed

noun. low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads.

Synonyms

  • broom snakeweed
  • Gutierrezia sarothrae
  • Gutierrezia
  • snakeweed
  • turpentine weed
  • matchweed
  • rabbitweed
  • genus Gutierrezia
  • matchbush

5. rabbit-eared_bandicoot

noun. bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit.

Synonyms

  • bilby
  • genus Macrotis
  • bandicoot
  • Macrotis lagotis
  • rabbit bandicoot

6. rabbit

noun. ['ˈræbət, ˈræbɪt'] flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food.

Synonyms

  • wood rabbit
  • Oryctolagus cuniculus
  • cottontail
  • game
  • cottontail rabbit
  • European rabbit
  • Old World rabbit

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • rabet (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rabbit

noun. ['ˈræbət, ˈræbɪt'] the fur of a rabbit.

Synonyms

  • lapin
  • fur

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • rabet (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rabbit

verb. ['ˈræbət, ˈræbɪt'] hunt rabbits.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt
  • hunt down

Antonyms

  • idle
  • integrate
  • stay
  • defend

Etymology

  • rabet (Middle English (1100-1500))
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