Synonyms for slough

Synonyms for (noun) slough

Synonyms: slough

Definition: any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)

Similar words: cover, covering, natural covering

Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops

Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Synonyms: slough

Definition: a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)

Similar words: swamp, swampland

Definition: low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog

Synonyms: slough

Definition: a hollow filled with mud

Similar words: bog, peat bog

Definition: wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel

Synonyms: gangrene, sphacelus, slough

Definition: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

Similar words: pathology

Definition: any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

Synonyms for (verb) slough

Synonyms: slough, shed, exuviate, molt, moult

Definition: cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

Usage: our dog sheds every Spring

Similar words: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

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