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1. tunnel

noun. ['ˈtʌnəl'] a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars).

Synonyms

  • railroad tunnel
  • subway
  • passageway
  • catacomb
  • underpass

Antonyms

  • fill
  • full
  • solid
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • tonnelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Tunnel

  • trunnell
  • brunell
  • munnell
  • kuhnle
  • hunnell
  • gunnell
  • funnell
  • funnel
  • dunnell
  • chunnel
  • bunnell

Sentences with tunnel


1. Noun, singular or mass
The mole will smell the waste of its natural enemy and tunnel elsewhere.

Quotes about tunnel


1. Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself.
- Sara Henderson

2. Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.
- Michael Morpurgo

3. He'd been wrong, there was a light at the end of the tunnel, and it was a flamethrower.
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

2. tunnel

verb. ['ˈtʌnəl'] force a way through.

Synonyms

  • penetrate

Etymology

  • tonnelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. tunnel

verb. ['ˈtʌnəl'] move through by or as by digging.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • burrow
  • turn over
  • delve

Etymology

  • tonnelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. tunnel

noun. ['ˈtʌnəl'] a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter.

Synonyms

  • rabbit warren
  • hollow
  • burrow
  • warren

Antonyms

  • unreverberant
  • exit
  • uncut
  • recede

Etymology

  • tonnelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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