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noun as in cloak

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The horseman wore those ancient pants along with a poncho belted at his waist.

For a second, I thought I might be able to wrap myself up in the poncho and sleep here for a few hours.

Ponchos, for example, now cost $5 apiece to transport, compared with 50 cents a year ago, she said.

Using his trekking poles, a survival poncho, six stakes, and some string, he built a shelter to cover his sleeping pad and bivy and stayed mostly dry despite some overnight rain.

I wrapped my poncho around me for warmth and waited in the quiet darkness.

Several others claim to have seen a robust figure wearing a hat and a poncho crouched against a table in the library.

Soldiers either slept in poncho tents or inside their vehicles.

Just imagine wearing this incredible WPNQ disposable poncho as you walk down the street.

So put down the sombrero and poncho, and check out our helpful Q&A.

The landlord inquired what he had got under his poncho, and on learning that it was an angelito, offered him two reaux for it.

Notwithstanding the heat, which in the month of February is insupportable, I was wrapped up in my woollen poncho.

May sat hunched up beside me, a rubber poncho over his shoulders and a Winchester rifle in its leathern case between his knees.

Such a poncho would cost 20l., and would not only keep out cold, but would turn rain like a “macintosh.”

The young man raised his head, repressing a slight shiver, and wrapping himself in his poncho he looked around him.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poncho, such as: cape, capote, coat, mantle, raincoat, and shawl.

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