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See definition of floss on Dictionary.com
  • as inadornment
  • as indental floss
  • as influff
  • as infuzz
  • as inthread
  • as inthread

synonyms for floss

  • embellishment
  • ornament
  • accessory
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • gewgaw
  • jazz
  • trimming
  • fandangle
  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • silk
  • strand
  • string
  • wire
  • wool
  • yarn
  • flax
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • stamen
  • staple
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • woof
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How to use floss in a sentence

The advice you got as a kid — brush your teeth, floss, eat less candy — is still important.
WHY PEOPLE WHO BRUSH STILL GET CAVITIESMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 18, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Avoid snapping floss down between your teeth, because that can traumatize your gums, Cooper said.
BRUSH UP ON HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH WITH THESE TIPS FROM DENTISTSALLYSON CHIUJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Brush and floss properlyBrush your teeth for two minutes at least twice a day, or after you’ve eaten.
BRUSH UP ON HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH WITH THESE TIPS FROM DENTISTSALLYSON CHIUJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While water flossers can’t get into all the narrow spaces between teeth like string floss can, they do cover a larger surface area and, combined with flossing and brushing, help provide a complete cleaning for that fresh-from-the-dentist feeling.
WATER FLOSSERS THAT GET BETWEEN YOUR TEETHPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They are also rather fond of a fly made from a partridge's breast feather, and body of crimson floss silk.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Every person is familiar with candy floss, made at stands on fair grounds, or carnivals, in an expensive whirling machine.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
As the sugar is melted, it will be spun out in floss form through the small holes into the pan receiver.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
She took another bungling stitch in the petal of a white floss daisy.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
I'd as soon let Floss loose among my birds' eggs as trust you two.
THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
Many like to use a thread of silk or mercerized crochet-cotton with the Shetland floss or other wool which may be chosen.
HANDBOOK OF WOOL KNITTING AND CROCHETANONYMOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOSS

  • accessory
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • embellishment
  • fandangle
  • floss
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • gewgaw
  • jazz
  • ornament
  • trimming
  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • silk
  • stamen
  • staple
  • strand
  • string
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • wire
  • woof
  • wool
  • yarn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.