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1. straw

noun. ['ˈstrɔ'] plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder.

Synonyms

  • plant fibre
  • plant fiber
  • padding

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • unsensational
  • new
  • honorable

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Words that Rhyme with Straw

  • robertshaw
  • withdraw
  • redraw
  • mcgraw
  • mccraw
  • loblaw
  • foresaw
  • czeslaw
  • anspaugh
  • alspaugh
  • mcgaw
  • mcgaugh
  • mcgagh
  • mccaw
  • macaw
  • inlaw
  • guffaw
  • eshbaugh
  • colaw
  • bashaw
  • ashbaugh
  • alpaugh
  • allbaugh
  • albaugh
  • traugh
  • spaw
  • spaugh
  • slaw
  • slaugh
  • ocaw

Example sentences of the word straw


1. Adjective
Sweep and push the mixture into the carpet with a straw broom.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This can make your gray hair feel like straw when it is dry.

Quotes containing the word straw


1. For thousands of years, human beings have been obsessed with beauty, truth, love, honor, altruism, courage, social relationships, art, and God. They all go together as subjective experiences, and it's a straw man to set God up as the delusion. If he is, then so is truth itself or beauty itself.
- Deepak Chopra

2. I cut an inch off of every straw I see, just to make the world suck a little less.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

3. We are the hollow menWe are the stuffed menLeaning togetherHeadpiece filled with straw. Alas!Our dried voices, whenWe whisper togetherAre quiet and meaninglessAs wind in dry grassOr rats' feet over broken glassIn our dry cellarShape without form, shade without colour,Paralysed force, gesture without motion;- The Hollow Men
- T.S. Eliot, Poems: 1909-1925

2. straw-colored

adjective. having the color of dry straw.

Synonyms

  • colored
  • straw-coloured
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

3. straw-coloured

adjective. having the color of dry straw.

Synonyms

  • colored
  • straw-colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

4. straw

noun. ['ˈstrɔ'] material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.

Synonyms

  • stubble
  • plant material
  • chaff
  • plant substance
  • bran
  • husk
  • shuck

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • unprepared
  • natural object
  • achromatic color

5. straw

adjective. ['ˈstrɔ'] of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored.

Antonyms

  • ride

6. straw

verb. ['ˈstrɔ'] spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic).

Synonyms

  • strew
  • distribute
  • litter
  • spread

Antonyms

  • cathode
  • anode
  • walk
  • uncolored

7. straw

noun. ['ˈstrɔ'] a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • drinking straw
  • tube

Antonyms

  • recall
  • disarrange
  • stay in place

8. straw

noun. ['ˈstrɔ'] a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white.

Synonyms

  • yellow
  • pale yellow
  • yellowness

Antonyms

  • fold
  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still

9. straw

verb. ['ˈstrɔ'] cover or provide with or as if with straw.

Antonyms

  • unmask
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