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synonyms for chestnut

  • burnished
  • copper
  • russet
  • rust
  • tan
  • brownish
  • copper-colored
  • metallic brown
  • reddish-brown
  • reddish-tan
See also synonyms for: chestnuts
  • episode
  • gag
  • narration
  • narrative
  • reminiscence
  • short story
  • sketch
  • tale
  • tall tale
  • yarn
  • incident
  • recital
  • relation
  • fairy tale
  • fish story
  • long and short of it
  • old chestnut
  • tall story
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How to use chestnut in a sentence

A new play version from London of the chestnut “A Christmas Carol” was runner-up, with five awards.
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Whether we’ll be drinking soda sweetened with chestnut syrup anytime soon remains to be seen.
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Molly was a chestnut saddlebred, prone to shying and taking off at a gallop and pinning her ears and snapping at other horses.
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They say that whatever you’re doing on New Year’s is what you’ll be doing for the rest of the year, and in the case of The Circle, that chestnut proved spookily accurate.
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Along the way, Amar delivers brilliant chestnuts of interpretation, arguing for instance that revolutionary Americans experimented with ideas that anticipated some elements of the British dominion system.
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Alas, its colour was other than the deep chestnut bronze of Georgie Haggard's.
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Jess' chestnut hair was long and silky and nicely braided, but she never murmured as it came off too.
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As it was, he could not resist opening one eye the slightest crack to see the bright chestnut hair as it passed out of sight.
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"Hal" and "Teddy" and "Chestnut" are very tired for they have been pulling the plough, the wagon, or doing some farm work all day.
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The three happy children could see them way up in the old chestnut tree over on the edge of their neighbour's wood.
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WORDS RELATED TO CHESTNUT

  • chestnut
  • episode
  • fairy tale
  • fish story
  • gag
  • incident
  • long and short of it
  • narration
  • narrative
  • old chestnut
  • recital
  • relation
  • reminiscence
  • short story
  • sketch
  • tale
  • tall story
  • tall tale
  • yarn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.