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featherbed

See definition of featherbed on Dictionary.com
  • as ingoof off
  • as inslack/slacken

synonyms for featherbed

  • bum around
  • coast
  • diddle
  • dog it
  • doodle
  • drag one's feet
  • fiddle around
  • fluff off
  • fool around
  • hang around
  • hang out
  • horse around
  • lollygag
  • mess around
  • monkey around
  • putz around
  • screw off
  • shirk
  • slack
  • take it easy
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How to use featherbed in a sentence

Return to his bedroom, throw off the clothes, beat the featherbed, see that the fustian and sheets are clean.
EARLY ENGLISH MEALS AND MANNERSVARIOUS
A bit of straw matting, laid over a featherbed, and covered with the under sheet, makes a very cool bed for an infant.
A TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMYCATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
God becomes man becomes fish becomes barnacle goose becomes featherbed mountain.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
“Now my featherbed,” says Aunt Elvira, and she has the porter jam it in alongside of me, which makes more or less of a full house.
ODD NUMBERSSEWELL FORD
He was now going to a home provided by benevolent persons as a kind of featherbed to catch the falling workhouse boy.
ESSAYS IN REBELLIONHENRY W. NEVINSON
I have heard of one who used to get into the middle of a featherbed.
EXPOSITORY WRITINGMERVIN JAMES CURL
Coming home it was a gorgeous winter's night on the Featherbed Mountain.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
I have a piece of mutton and a featherbed for you at all times; I pray make haste.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
Featherbed, as the sun peeped over a rise in the land, waited impatiently.
THE PRAIRIE SCHOONERWILLIAM FRANCIS HOOKER
I shall not insist on the featherbed, but I shall close the shutters and turn on the lights and be as cowardly as I please.
EXPOSITORY WRITINGMERVIN JAMES CURL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FEATHERBED

  • bum around
  • coast
  • diddle
  • dog it
  • doodle
  • drag one's feet
  • featherbed
  • fiddle around
  • fluff off
  • fool around
  • hang around
  • hang out
  • horse around
  • lollygag
  • mess around
  • monkey around
  • putz around
  • screw off
  • shirk
  • slack
  • take it easy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.