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synonyms for cormorant

  • pig
  • gorger
  • gourmand
  • gormandizer
  • greedy eater
  • hefty eater
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How to use cormorant in a sentence

Once practiced in ancient Egypt and elsewhere around the world, cormorant fishing now survives mostly in China and Japan, where the world’s most famous cormorant fishery, on Gifu prefecture’s Nagara River, has continued uninterrupted for 1,300 years.
10 WAYS PEOPLE HUNT AND FISH WITHOUT BULLETS OR HOOKSSTEVEN HILL/FIELD & STREAMOCTOBER 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So when domoic acid incidents became more common in the 2000s—more brown pelicans, more cormorants, and even sea-lions—dots throughout history started to connect.
HERE’S THE REAL STORY BEHIND ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ‘THE BIRDS’TOM MCNAMARADECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most of the Cormorant's time is spent in fishing, for he lives entirely on fish, and catches immense numbers of them.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
This habit seems to show that the Cormorant uses his wings, as well as his feet, in his frequent journeys under water.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
Sometimes the Cormorant swims slowly along with his head under water, on the watch for small fish.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
The Cormorant could not perform this feat, but his throat will stretch so as to allow the passage of large fish.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
In some countries there is a price on his head--that is, so much money is given for every Cormorant killed.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
The Cormorant is famous for his large appetite; he chases even big fish, of a size to choke him, you would think.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
"A nobly-born cormorant without doubt," exclaimed the youth approvingly.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
Better go without your dinner, I thought, than be thus everlastingly fishing for it like a cormorant.
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CORMORANT

  • cormorant
  • gorger
  • gormandizer
  • gourmand
  • greedy eater
  • hefty eater
  • pig
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.