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1. turtle

noun. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming.

Synonyms

  • Pseudemys rubriventris
  • red-bellied terrapin
  • marine turtle
  • terrapin
  • yellow-bellied terrapin
  • red-bellied turtle
  • box turtle
  • chelonian
  • Chrysemys picta
  • painted turtle
  • sea turtle
  • Pseudemys concinna
  • tortoise
  • pancake turtle
  • shield
  • mud turtle
  • Pseudemys scripta
  • box tortoise
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • painted terrapin
  • slider
  • chelonian reptile
  • shell
  • plastron
  • painted tortoise
  • soft-shelled turtle
  • redbelly
  • river cooter
  • snapping turtle

Antonyms

  • show
  • lose
  • stand still
  • ebb

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Words that Rhyme with Turtle

  • infertile
  • purtle
  • purtell
  • pirtle
  • myrtle
  • mirtle
  • mertle
  • hurtle
  • hirtle
  • hertel
  • fertile
  • birtle
  • ertle
  • ertl
  • ertel

Example sentences of the word turtle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stand near the cage and make slow movements while you watch the turtle.

2. Adjective
Begin by placing food in the cage and watching while the turtle eats.

Quotes containing the word turtle


1. Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell.
- Bill Copeland

2. I’m stuck babysitting turtle eggs while a volleyball player slash grease monkey slash aquarium volunteer tries to hit on me.” I’m not hitting on you,” he protested.No?”Believe me, you’d know if I was hitting on you. You wouldn’t be able to stop yourself from succumbing to my charms.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

3. A turtle is like a lizard in a bicycle helmet, and I think that’s romantic. That reminds me, I should write a love song called, “Dinner for two—plus one.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. turtle

verb. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt
  • hunt down

Antonyms

  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle
  • integrate

3. turtle

noun. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar.

Synonyms

  • polo-neck collar
  • jumper
  • turtleneck
  • polo-neck
  • sweater
  • turtleneck collar
  • jersey
  • T-shirt

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt

4. turtle

verb. ['ˈtɝːtəl'] overturn accidentally.

Synonyms

  • tump over
  • turn over
  • capsize
  • tip over
  • turn turtle

Antonyms

  • inactivity
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