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1. thorn

noun. ['ˈθɔrn'] something that causes irritation and annoyance.

Synonyms

  • irritant
  • bother
  • botheration
  • pain in the neck
  • pain in the ass
  • infliction
  • pain

Antonyms

  • calm
  • pleasantness
  • pleasure

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Rhymes with Thorn

  • stillborn
  • steinborn
  • forsworn
  • firstborn
  • wellborn
  • vanhorne
  • vanhorn
  • vandorn
  • unadorn
  • radborne
  • lamborn
  • forewarn
  • unborn
  • reborn
  • o'diorne
  • lowborn
  • forlorn
  • amborn
  • allcorn
  • alcorn
  • sworn
  • sporn
  • scorn
  • bjorn
  • bjoern
  • adorn
  • aborn
  • zorn
  • worn
  • warne

How do you pronounce thorn?

Pronounce thorn as θɔrn.

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Sentences with thorn


1. Noun, singular or mass
The thick leaves are edged in spins with a terminal thorn at the end that is extremely sharp.

2. Adjective
Look at how the leaves of the thorn tree are shaped.

Quotes about thorn


1. Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.
- Martin Amis

2. Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without the thorn.
- Martin Amis

3. But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
- Anne Brontë

2. Christ's-thorn

noun. thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • Jerusalem thorn
  • bush
  • Paliurus spina-christi
  • Paliurus

3. Christs-thorn

noun. thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • Jerusalem thorn
  • bush
  • Paliurus spina-christi
  • Paliurus

4. Christs-thorn

noun. spiny tree having dark red edible fruits.

Synonyms

  • Chinese date
  • jujube
  • Chinese jujube
  • shrub
  • Jerusalem thorn
  • jujube bush
  • bush
  • genus Ziziphus
  • Ziziphus jujuba

Antonyms

  • superior

5. thorn-tipped

adjective. of a plant tipped with a thorn.

Antonyms

  • horizontal

6. Christ's-thorn

noun. spiny tree having dark red edible fruits.

Synonyms

  • Chinese date
  • jujube
  • Chinese jujube
  • shrub
  • Jerusalem thorn
  • jujube bush
  • bush
  • genus Ziziphus
  • Ziziphus jujuba

Antonyms

  • superior

7. thorn

noun. ['ˈθɔrn'] a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf.

Synonyms

  • glochid
  • glochidium
  • pricker
  • spikelet
  • sticker
  • prickle
  • aculeus

8. thorn

noun. ['ˈθɔrn'] a Germanic character of runic origin.

Synonyms

  • runic letter
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