Synonyms
Etymology

1. thresher

noun. ['ˈθrɛʃɝ'] large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed.

Synonyms

  • Alopius vulpinus
  • fox shark
  • Alopius
  • shark
  • genus Alopius
  • thrasher

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • thresh (English)
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Thresher

  • refresher
  • pressure
  • prescher
  • fresher
  • flesher
  • dresher
  • drescher
  • mescher
  • lesher
  • chessher
  • cheshire
  • chesher
  • beshore
  • escher

Example sentences of the word thresher


1. Noun, singular or mass
The geographical range of both the hammerhead and the thresher shark spans the Atlantic seas.

2. Adverb
The deep-water anglers catch albacore, bluefin and yellowfin tuna, thresher shark, halibut and bass.

2. thresher

noun. ['ˈθrɛʃɝ'] a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw.

Synonyms

  • farm machine
  • threshing machine

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • thresh (English)
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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