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noun as in appendages for sensing, usually on insects or electronics

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At the end of the first dinner scene (where I said my most infamous line), he uses chopsticks like antennae to make me smile.

There are several long fins extending from the top of its head like antennae, and they may have lures at the end.

But out of the long grass shot a warthog, her tail antennae-straight, with piglets scuttling behind.

The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook recommends stripping off the antennae, limbs, and wings before baking them in the oven until crisp.

He has great political antennae and will help anticipate and avoid disasters like Massachusetts.

The antennae are ciliated, whitish above, and brownish beneath.

The antennae of this beautiful species are black, very slender at the base, and thick towards the extremity.

She quietly polishes her wings and curls her antennae by pulling them while standing on them with her fore-tarsi.

The antennae quiver; the wings, raised above the back, continually beat one against the other.

She returns, puts out her head and, seizing her prey by the antennae, warehouses it by dragging backwards.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to antennae, such as: wire, receiver, aerial, whip, ears, and feelers.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.