Synonyms for quail

Synonyms for (noun) quail

Synonyms: quail

Definition: small gallinaceous game birds

Similar words: phasianid

Definition: a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae


Synonyms: quail

Definition: flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised

Similar words: wildfowl

Definition: flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food

Synonyms for (verb) quail

Synonyms: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right