Synonyms for fleece
- jerk around
- rip off
- rope in
- run a game on
- sell a bill of goods
- take for a ride
- take to the cleaners
Antonyms for fleece
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLEECE
Her lamb had a fleece of diamonds, and her palm-branch had become the colour of heaven.
Csar's head was as white and tight-curled as the fleece of a pet lamb.
Lachnocladium is from two Greek words meaning a fleece and a branch.
Cæsar's head was as white and tight-curled as the fleece of a pet lamb.
I sold her fleece in the spring for forty-five cents a pound.
Every one was waiting for him, to fleece him, rob him, strip him.
The specimen of their fleece which was shown us, resembles the coat of the musk ox.
And the lamb with its fleece all combed out and tied with blue ribbons.
The weight of a Southdown fleece averages from four to five pounds.
Wool may be dyed in the raw state (fleece), slubbing, or yarn.
Old English fleos, from West Germanic *flusaz (cf. Middle Dutch vluus, Dutch vlies, Middle High German vlius, German Vlies), probably from PIE *pleus- "to pluck," also "a feather, fleece" (cf. Latin pluma "feather, down," Lithuanian plunksna "feather").