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1. seesaw

noun. ['ˈsiːˌsɔ'] a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end.

Synonyms

  • plaything
  • playground
  • toy
  • dandle board
  • teetertotter
  • teeter-totter
  • tilting board
  • teeterboard

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • ride
  • descend
  • linger

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Words that Rhyme with Seesaw

  • esau

How do you pronounce seesaw?

Pronounce seesaw as ˈsiˌsɔ.

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Example sentences of the word seesaw


1. Noun, singular or mass
Students put a small weight on one end of the seesaw and an empty cup on the other end.

2. Adjective
The seesaw contact zone is the area where your dog gets on and off the seesaw.

Quotes containing the word seesaw


1. The only sea I saw Was the seesaw sea With you riding on it. Lie down, lie easy. Let me shipwreck in your thighs.
- Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood

2. seesaw

verb. ['ˈsiːˌsɔ'] ride on a plank.

Synonyms

  • teeter-totter
  • play

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede

3. seesaw

verb. ['ˈsiːˌsɔ'] move unsteadily, with a rocking motion.

Synonyms

  • move
  • teeter

Antonyms

  • recede
  • follow
  • fall

4. seesaw

verb. ['ˈsiːˌsɔ'] move up and down as if on a seesaw.

Antonyms

  • ascend
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