Synonyms for thwart

Synonyms for (noun) thwart

Synonyms: thwart, cross thwart

Definition: a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat

Similar words: crosspiece

Definition: a transverse brace

Synonyms for (verb) thwart

Synonyms: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross

Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

Usage: What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project