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1. trowel

noun. ['ˈtraʊwɛl'] a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • hand tool
  • garden trowel
  • pointing trowel
  • mason's trowel
  • plastering trowel

Antonyms

  • dull
  • roughness
  • implausible
  • nonslippery

Etymology

  • truel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • truelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Trowel

  • baswell
  • bordwell
  • boswell
  • bowell
  • braswell
  • burwell
  • caldwell
  • carrawell
  • clewell
  • cowell
  • criswell
  • croswell
  • dewell
  • doswell
  • dowell
  • fewell
  • followell
  • gowell
  • grewell
  • griswell

Example sentences of the word trowel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Before you begin, stick a trowel into the lawn, remove it, and look at the tool.

2. trowel

verb. ['ˈtraʊwɛl'] use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • turn over
  • delve

Etymology

  • truel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • truelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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