chestnuts[ ches-nuht, -nuh t ]SEE DEFINITION OF chestnuts
Synonyms for chestnuts
- bon mot
- shaggy-dog story
- snow job
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHESTNUTS
I had carefully selected my chestnuts—and waited till they were cool.
Chestnuts should always be roasted or boiled before they are eaten.
This gave him the appearance, either of an artist of sorts or of a seller of chestnuts!
Surely you don't want to pull the chestnuts out of the fire for them!
"I vote for the chestnuts," said Baby, slapping her boot with her horsewhip.
There would not be so much meat in the chestnuts, if they were eaten before they had time to grow.
The boys were then all satisfied that it was better that chestnuts should grow in burrs.
If the chestnuts were good, he was afraid they would pick them off and eat them, if they were small.
Of course, all stories are "chestnuts" an hour after they are told.
He admires the profusion of walnuts, chestnuts, wild apples and plums.