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noun as in carved grotesque figure acting as a spout

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We’ve seen a bunch of schools change their names — and in some cases adopt nightmarish gargoyle replacements — in recent years, but there are still 45 high schools across the United States using the Washington Football Team’s former name.

With his right eye closed, Alvarado was looking like a gargoyle and there was nothing left in his offensive tank.

She held it out at arm's length, her tightly-coifed, gargoyle-head on one side.

It was a gargoyle of his own making, meant for the vestry door in the south transept.

I want to sketch you for a gargoyle—a melancholy one this time.

Harsh gargoyle face that warred against me over our mess of hash of lights in rue Saint-Andr-des-Arts.

However that may have been, Noyes is rich in ancient lattice and stained glass, and curious lead-work and gargoyle.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gargoyle, such as: carving, sculpture, bibb, bibcock, faucet, and fountain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.