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  • as inpaper tiger
  • as instraw man

synonyms for empty suit

  • hollow man
  • man of straw
  • petty tyrant
  • straw man
  • tin god
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How to use empty suit in a sentence

Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
We had three long tables which Liszt arranged to suit himself, his own place being in the middle.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Herein he found an empty stall that was dark enough not to be seen, and still afforded sufficient light to read in.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Not a dollar did he possess—not even did he have a suit of clothes any more, and wore every day his corduroys.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
When the funeral was over, and they returned to their desolate home, at the sight of the empty cradle Ramona broke down.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
For his heart seemed alternately full and empty; all the life he had was centred there.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When Dan put his tobacco back unbitten, it was always an infallible sign that something had gone in a way that did not suit him.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
In Flanders, he says, they would never attack with empty limbers behind them; they would wait till they were full up.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO EMPTY SUIT

  • empty suit
  • hollow man
  • man of straw
  • petty tyrant
  • straw man
  • tin god
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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