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See definition of gibbous on Dictionary.com
  • as inasymmetrical
  • as inbulging
  • as inprojecting
  • as instooped
  • as inconvex

synonyms for gibbous

  • awry
  • crooked
  • disproportional
  • lacking correspondence
  • not proportionate
  • not uniform
  • unbalanced
  • unequal
  • unsymmetrical
  • convex
  • protuberant
  • jutting
  • conspicuous
  • prominent
  • proud
  • salient
  • beetling
  • protruding
  • prognathous
  • protuberant
  • bulging
  • arched
  • bent
  • raised
  • biconvex
  • bulgy
  • outcurved
  • protuberant
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How to use gibbous in a sentence

The gibbous moon still hangs in the sky and casts a feeble light over the scene.
LITTLE RIVERSHENRY VAN DYKE
Now he softly opened the sash, and the radiance of a gibbous moon riding in the opposite sky flooded the apartment.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
The ventral margin is sometimes straight and sometimes quite gibbous.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Valve gibbous in the middle, with rounded ends; central area elliptical.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Valve strongly gibbous in the middle; ends rounded; stri, 12-13 in 10 .
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Yes, a gibbous moon, rolling lopsidedly among the cloud-rack over a corrugated-iron sea.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
It resembled a gibbous moon, for a considerable part of its disc was illuminated by the sun.
A TRIP TO VENUSJOHN MUNRO
The clouds had broken; the night had grown colder; the gibbous moon gleamed over the vast and solitary landscape.
DAYS OFFHENRY VAN DYKE
Common British species are the ballan-wrasse, the red wrasse, and the gibbous wrasse.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Standard roundish, silky outside, wings coherent; keel erect, gibbous or spurred at base.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIBBOUS

  • awry
  • crooked
  • disproportional
  • gibbous
  • lacking correspondence
  • not proportionate
  • not uniform
  • unbalanced
  • unequal
  • unsymmetrical
  • arched
  • bent
  • biconvex
  • bulging
  • bulgy
  • gibbous
  • outcurved
  • protuberant
  • raised
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.