Synonyms for tusk

Synonyms for (noun) tusk

Synonyms: tusk

Definition: a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog

Similar words: tooth

Definition: hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense


Synonyms: ivory, tusk

Definition: a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses

Similar words: dentin, dentine

Definition: a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth

Synonyms for (verb) tusk

Synonyms: tusk, detusk

Definition: remove the tusks of animals

Usage: tusk an elephant

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: tusk, horn

Definition: stab or pierce with a horn or tusk

Usage: the rhino horned the explorer

Similar words: thrust, pierce

Definition: penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument