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See definition of hosing on Dictionary.com
  • as inabuse
  • as inscam
  • as insnow job

synonyms for hosing

  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • insults
  • invective
  • knifing
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • put down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • bad-mouthing
  • kicking around
  • pushing around
See also synonyms for: hosings
  • blackmail
  • deceit
  • deception
  • extortion
  • fraud
  • hoax
  • racket
  • ripoff
  • shakedown
  • sham
  • cheating
  • con
  • double-dealing
  • flimflam
  • hustle
  • sting
  • con game
  • crooked deal
  • dirty pool
  • double cross
  • fast one
  • shady deal
  • shell game
  • snow job
  • sucker game

antonyms for hosing

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • praise
  • acclamation
  • adulation
  • aid
  • help
  • plaudit
  • preservation
  • respect
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      How to use hosing in a sentence

      It contained robot arms moving wafers, motors that accelerated the reticle—that big piece of glass that holds the pattern—to 32 times Earth’s gravity, and fully 100,000 parts, 3,000 cables, 40,000 bolts, and two kilometers of hosing.
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      The fire was out now, the firefighter hosing down the last embers, going through the crowd and checking for injuries.
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      He turned and shouted something at the fire-fighter, but he was already hosing down something else.
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      The night crew was moving through the empty Main Street, hosing down the streets, sweeping, scrubbing.
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      Many greenhouse insects can be kept more or less in check by careful and effective hosing of the plants at proper times.
      ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 7VARIOUS
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