Synonyms for beetle

Synonyms for (noun) beetle

Synonyms: beetle

Definition: insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings

Similar words: insect

Definition: small air-breathing arthropod

Synonyms: mallet, beetle

Definition: a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing

Similar words: hammer

Definition: a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

Synonyms for (verb) beetle

Synonyms: beetle

Definition: beat with a beetle

Similar words: beat

Definition: hit repeatedly

Usage: beat on the door; beat the table with his shoe

Synonyms: beetle

Definition: fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle

Usage: He beetled up the staircase; They beetled off home

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: beetle, overhang

Definition: be suspended over or hang over

Usage: This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town

Similar words: hang

Definition: be suspended or hanging

Usage: The flag hung on the wall

Synonyms for (adj) beetle

Synonyms: beetle, beetling

Definition: jutting or overhanging

Usage: beetle brows

Similar words: protrusive

Definition: thrusting outward

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