Synonyms for spud

Synonyms for (noun) spud

Synonyms: spud, stump spud

Definition: a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds

Similar words: hand shovel

Definition: a shovel that is operated by hand

Synonyms: spud, tater, Irish potato, potato, murphy, white potato

Definition: an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

Similar words: starches

Definition: foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)

Similar words: solanaceous vegetable

Definition: any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon

Similar words: root vegetable

Definition: any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers

Synonyms for (verb) spud

Synonyms: germinate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, pullulate, sprout, spud, shoot

Definition: produce buds, branches, or germinate

Usage: the potatoes sprouted

Similar words: grow

Definition: increase in size by natural process

Usage: Corn doesn't grow here; In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees; her hair doesn't grow much anymore

Synonyms: spud

Definition: initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum

Usage: The well was spudded in April

Similar words: drill, bore

Definition: make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

Usage: don't drill here, there's a gas pipe; drill a hole into the wall; drill for oil; carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall

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