Synonyms for forked

Synonyms for (adjective) forked

Synonyms: double, forked

Definition: having two meanings with intent to deceive

Usage: a sly double meaning; spoke with forked tongue

Similar words: equivocal, ambiguous

Definition: open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead

Usage: an equivocal statement; the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates; the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness; popularity is an equivocal crown; an equivocal response to an embarrassing question


Synonyms: bifurcate, biramous, branched, forficate, fork-like, forked, pronged, prongy

Definition: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches

Usage: the biramous appendages of an arthropod; long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects; a forked river; a forked tail; forked lightning; horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

Similar words: divided

Definition: separated into parts or pieces

Usage: opinions are divided