Synonyms

1. wing-nut

noun. a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning.

Synonyms

  • butterfly nut
  • thumbnut
  • wing nut
  • wing screw

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Rhymes with Wing Nut

  • terre-haute
  • somewhat
  • mcnutt
  • chesnutt
  • uncut
  • strut
  • rebut
  • curnutte
  • allnutt
  • what
  • smut
  • slut
  • skutt
  • scutt
  • schutte
  • klugt
  • glut
  • abut
  • tutt
  • tut
  • shutt
  • shut
  • schutt
  • schut
  • rutt
  • rut
  • putt
  • phut
  • nutt
  • mutt

Sentences with wing-nut


1. Noun Phrase
Ensure the wing nut is loose enough so you can remove the old blade from the frame.

2. Noun Phrase
Six and a half inches from the end is a large, black wing nut.

3. Noun Phrase
If there's a cover, turn the wing nut and move the seat forward to remove it.

4. Noun Phrase
Place the air cleaner back on top of the carburetor and secure it with the wing nut.

2. wing-nut

noun. any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia.

Synonyms

  • genus Pterocarya
  • Pterocarya fraxinifolia
  • wing nut
  • Caucasian walnut
  • nut tree

3. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a movable organ for flying (one of a pair).

Synonyms

  • quill
  • ala
  • insect
  • quill feather
  • bird
  • balancer
  • haltere
  • bastard wing
  • forewing
  • fore-wing
  • bat
  • elytron
  • halter
  • pennon
  • fore wing
  • spurious wing
  • angel
  • chiropteran
  • alula
  • organ
  • pinion
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • bad person
  • effector
  • receptor

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

4. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane.

Synonyms

  • plane
  • aerofoil
  • flaps
  • rib
  • aeroplane
  • aileron
  • airfoil
  • flap
  • control surface
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • undercharge
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

5. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a stage area out of sight of the audience.

Synonyms

  • stage
  • offstage

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

6. wing

verb. ['ˈwɪŋ'] travel through the air; be airborne.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • flight
  • hover
  • soar
  • buzz
  • go
  • locomote
  • fly
  • fly on

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

7. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a unit of military aircraft.

Synonyms

  • air unit
  • squadron
  • division

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

8. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] the side of military or naval formation.

Synonyms

  • formation

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

9. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] usually large hard-shelled seed.

Synonyms

  • mast
  • palm nut
  • kola nut
  • cedar nut
  • seed
  • cembra nut
  • palm kernel
  • cola nut
  • nutlet

Antonyms

  • technophobe
  • nonpartisan
  • give
  • undue

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt.

Synonyms

  • thumbnut
  • nut and bolt
  • packing nut
  • block
  • wing-nut
  • wing screw
  • wing nut
  • hex nut
  • square nut
  • safety nut
  • stuffing nut
  • locknut

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))
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