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1. thimble

noun. ['ˈθɪmbəl'] a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container.

Synonyms

  • cap

Etymology

  • þymel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Thimble

  • trimble
  • symbol
  • nimble
  • kimble
  • kimbel
  • kimball
  • gimbel
  • cymbal

Example sentences of the word thimble


1. Adjective
Use a large needle and a thimble to push the thread through the cord.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the thimble on the right hand middle finger, if right-handed, or left middle finger if left-handed.

Quotes containing the word thimble


1. I love all things, not only the grand but the infinitely small: thimble, spurs, plates, flower vases.....
- Pablo Neruda

2. thimble-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of a thimble.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

3. thimble

noun. ['ˈθɪmbəl'] as much as a thimble will hold.

Synonyms

  • thimbleful

Etymology

  • þymel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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