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adjective as in strapping

noun as in meathead

noun as in oaf

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Example Sentences

On one of their trips, Shrem recalled, the two ventured off a trail and Hedaya had a close encounter with an ox.

The speaker lineup includes Saweetie, Korean-American rap duo Year of the Ox, DJ Bella Fiasco, gaming influencer & host Emily Ghoul, Gen.

His company, Livestock Wealth, helps anyone with a smartphone invest in a free-range ox or pregnant cow and enjoy annual growth of up to 14 percent.

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Google said, “Take this year by the horns—here’s to this next lunar cycle being as strong as an ox!”

There's no Nicely-Nicely Johnson hanging out in Times Square these days, no Harry the Horse, no Angie the Ox.

The doctors said it was as strong as an ox, considering he was so sedentary.

But generally speaking, unless their personal ox is being gored, few young women seem willing to make waves.

Whoever's ox Obama chooses to gore will probably be a considerably less enthusiastic coalition member come 2016.

They want candidates willing to do whatever it takes—no matter whose ideological ox is gored—to make the economic pain stop.

The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood.

The calf and the bear shall feed: their young ones shall rest together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, sending thither the foot of the ox and the ass.

"Sing," said the Bull, as the stiff, muddy ox-bow creaked and strained.

It was the custom to sacrifice an ox to him, and to write any treaty made with a neighboring people upon the skin.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ox, such as: burly, hulking, sturdy, hulky, brawny, and hefty.

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