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synonyms for chestnuts

  • antic
  • farce
  • gag
  • humor
  • laugh
  • one-liner
  • parody
  • prank
  • pun
  • stunt
  • trick
  • wisecrack
  • buffoonery
  • burlesque
  • caper
  • caprice
  • chestnut
  • clowning
  • drollery
  • epigram
  • escapade
  • frolic
  • game
  • ha-ha
  • hoodwinking
  • horseplay
  • jape
  • jest
  • lark
  • mischief
  • mummery
  • payoff
  • play
  • pleasantry
  • put on
  • quirk
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • revel
  • sally
  • saw
  • shenanigan
  • sport
  • spree
  • tomfoolery
  • vagary
  • whimsy
  • witticism
  • yarn
  • bon mot
  • monkeyshine
  • shaggy-dog story
  • snow job

antonyms for chestnuts

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          How to use chestnuts in a sentence

          It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.
          CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
          The chestnuts are stripped bare already and lift their black skeleton arms in the air.
          CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
          Don't I remember how she sassed us for gettin' chestnuts in the wood patch back of her corn lot?
          HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 30, 1880VARIOUS
          The great roasts are simmering and crackling on the spits, while the vegetables of potatoes, chestnuts and peas are boiling.
          WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
          He isn't one of these raw hayseeds who hands you chestnuts out of patent medicine almanacs.
          A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
          An other sort is called 'Sapmmener' which being boiled or parched doth eate and taste like vnto chestnuts.
          A BRIEFE AND TRUE REPORT OF THE NEW FOUND LAND OF VIRGINIA, 1590THOMAS HARIOT
          The chestnuts whirled us over to Hillingford in less than an hour.
          FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
          Neither Japanese chestnuts nor pecans are reported on from Canada.
          NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT 1943VARIOUS
          It should be satisfactory for people who cook their chestnuts.
          NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT 1943VARIOUS
          After this he would let Ted snatch his own chestnuts out of the fire.
          THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS ON A TOURGEORGE A. WARREN
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