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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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Words that Rhyme with Tunnel

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

Example sentences of the word tunnel


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

Quotes containing the word 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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