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1. sewer

noun. ['ˈsuːɝ'] a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water.

Synonyms

  • sewage works
  • waste pipe
  • sewage system
  • drainpipe
  • sewer system
  • sewerage
  • cloaca

Antonyms

  • fill
  • strength
  • nonworker
  • refresh

Etymology

  • asseour (Anglo-Norman)
  • asseoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Sewer

  • wrongdoer
  • reviewer
  • skewer
  • pursuer
  • lesueur
  • lesuer
  • viewer
  • truer
  • pruer
  • kruer
  • hewer
  • heuer
  • grauer
  • fluor
  • fewer
  • feuer
  • buehrer
  • bruer
  • brewer
  • breuer
  • bluer
  • who're
  • newer
  • kuhar
  • duer
  • dewarr
  • dewar
  • couper
  • chewer
  • buer

Example sentences of the word sewer


1. Noun, singular or mass
Twelve of the RV sites have electricity, water and sewer while 18 have electricity and water.

2. Adjective, comparative
The pull-through campsites offer sewer service as well.

Quotes containing the word sewer


1. I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.
- Gordon Gee

2. Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
- Mel Brooks

3. In 1971, after seven years in college, with that magic piece of paper clutched triumphantly in my fist, the best job I was able to get was night watchman on a sewer project in Babylon, N.Y. guarding a hole in the ground to prevent anyone from stealing it. God bless the American educational system!
- Spider Robinson, The Callahan Chronicals (Callahan's Place Trilogy, #1-3)

2. sewer

noun. ['ˈsuːɝ'] someone who sews.

Synonyms

  • tacker
  • tucker
  • baster
  • needleworker

Etymology

  • asseour (Anglo-Norman)
  • asseoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. sewer

noun. ['ˈsuːɝ'] misfortune resulting in lost effort or money.

Synonyms

  • bad luck
  • toilet
  • gutter
  • misfortune
  • tough luck

Antonyms

  • good luck

Etymology

  • asseour (Anglo-Norman)
  • asseoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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