Antonyms
Etymology

1. shell-less

adjective. of animals or fruits that have no shell.

Antonyms

  • hard-shelled

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun.

Synonyms

  • ammunition
  • tank shell
  • whizbang
  • shrapnel
  • shotgun shell
  • ammo
  • artillery shell
  • whizbang shell

Antonyms

  • wife
  • husband
  • inflexibility
  • refresh

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.

Synonyms

  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • nacre
  • shield
  • mother-of-pearl

Antonyms

  • good
  • goodness
  • unfreeze
  • unblock

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • shield
  • arthropod

Antonyms

  • praise
  • square shooter
  • undercharge
  • louden

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • blast
  • crump

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • uncrate
  • unbox

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] create by using explosives.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • create

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. less

adverb. ['ˈlɛs'] used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs.

Antonyms

  • high

Etymology

  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. less

adjective. ['ˈlɛs'] (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree.

Synonyms

  • slight

Antonyms

  • more
  • big

Etymology

  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. less

adjective. ['ˈlɛs'] (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality.

Antonyms

  • tall

Etymology

  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. less

adjective. ['ˈlɛs'] (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer.

Antonyms

  • large

Etymology

  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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