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1. sty

noun. ['ˈstaɪ'] a pen for swine.

Synonyms

  • pen
  • pigsty

Antonyms

  • incorruptness
  • legality

Etymology

  • stigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stíga (Old Norse)
  • sty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sti (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sty

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply
  • nearby

How do you pronounce sty?

Pronounce sty as staɪ.

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Sentences with sty


1. Noun, singular or mass
This cream will work for any sty that is on the outside of the eye 1.

2.
Adjective
The danger of swimming with a
sty** depends on the water environment and your own protective measures.

2. sty

noun. ['ˈstaɪ'] an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid.

Synonyms

  • stye
  • infection
  • eye infection

Etymology

  • stigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stíga (Old Norse)
  • sty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sti (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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