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1. shanty

noun. ['ˈʃænti'] small crude shelter used as a dwelling.

Synonyms

  • shelter
  • hutch
  • iglu
  • hovel
  • hut
  • igloo
  • shack

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • divest
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • chantez (French)
  • chantier (French)
  • cantherius (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Shanty

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  • arcosanti
  • grisanti
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  • briganti
  • vacanti
  • lisanti
  • galanti
  • ferranti
  • disanti
  • scanty
  • chianti
  • shanti
  • santy
  • santi
  • panty
  • mantey
  • canty
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  • auntie
  • anti
  • ante

Example sentences of the word shanty


1. Adjective
Beneath the elevated roads, impoverished citizens of Lagos live in shanty settlements.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Section 8 won’t cover a shanty in the wilderness without operable plumbing.

2. shanty

noun. ['ˈʃænti'] a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors.

Synonyms

  • chantey
  • work song
  • sea chantey

Etymology

  • chantez (French)
  • chantier (French)
  • cantherius (Latin)
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