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  • as inabsconder
  • as infugitive

synonyms for bolter

  • absentee
  • escapee
  • quitter
  • truant
  • deserter
  • escapee
  • exile
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • recluse
  • refugee
  • derelict
  • dodger
  • evacuee
  • fly-by-night
  • hermit
  • runaway
  • stray
  • transient
  • truant
  • vagabond
  • waif
  • walkout
  • displaced person
  • émigré
  • escaper
  • hunted person
  • runagate
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How to use bolter in a sentence

"Well, so far as I can see, Bolter has not been running away," he said thoughtfully.
QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
Leon Bolter was made a first assistant engineer, and Fred Faggs the second.
WITHIN THE ENEMY'S LINESOLIVER OPTIC
Whenever he spoke, again, Morris Bolter—quite as instantly, just as visibly and as audibly—was there upon the platform.
CHARLES DICKENS AS A READERCHARLES KENT
A wealthy Victorian was arrested as a Tasmanian bolter while I was in the colony.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
One of her tricks, bolting, was not so very serious, but now she proved herself a “blind bolter.”
THE NIGHT RIDERSRIDGWELL CULLUM
"We're going right across country to Bolter's stock farm," Louise told her.
BETTY GORDON AT MOUNTAIN CAMPALICE B. EMERSON
Mr. Littell was a builder and constructor and he bought many work horses of Mr. Bolter's raising, as well as saddle stock.
BETTY GORDON AT MOUNTAIN CAMPALICE B. EMERSON
Louise had an errand from her father to Mr. Bolter and went away with Esther to interview the horse owner.
BETTY GORDON AT MOUNTAIN CAMPALICE B. EMERSON
I understand Bolter paid somewhere near twenty thousand dollars for the mare.
BETTY GORDON AT MOUNTAIN CAMPALICE B. EMERSON
Flour bolter, for separating flour from purified middlings of second grading.
FOODS AND HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENTHELEN KINNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BOLTER

  • absentee
  • bolter
  • escapee
  • quitter
  • truant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.