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See definition of putty on Dictionary.com
  • as inpliable
  • as incement

synonyms for putty

  • docile
  • flexible
  • limber
  • malleable
  • manageable
  • pliant
  • spongy
  • supple
  • compliant
  • ductile
  • easily led
  • easy
  • impressionable
  • lithe
  • manipulable
  • moldable
  • obedient
  • plastic
  • receptive
  • responsive
  • rolling with the punches
  • submissive
  • susceptible
  • tractable
  • yielding
See also synonyms for: putties
  • adhesive
  • mud
  • plaster
  • sand
  • binder
  • birdlime
  • bond
  • concrete
  • epoxy
  • glue
  • grout
  • gum
  • gunk
  • lime
  • lute
  • mortar
  • mucilage
  • paste
  • sealant
  • size
  • solder
  • tar
  • rubber cement
  • stickum

antonyms for putty

MOST RELEVANT
  • hard
  • inflexible
  • obstinate
  • rigid
  • stiff
  • stubborn
  • unyielding
  • unadaptable
  • unbendable
  • unpliable
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    How to use putty in a sentence

    Small amounts of cracking can be ignored and add to the charm of the piece—these can often be filled in with wood putty.
    2 WAYS TO RESCUE CRACKED WOODEN FURNITUREJEAN LEVASSEURFEBRUARY 20, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
    You can use it to make silly putty with dish soap and water, for example.
    5 WAYS CORNSTARCH CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE, IN AND OUT OF THE KITCHENMAGGIE GALLOWAYJANUARY 28, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Sand the entire table, making sure every surface is smooth and removing any debris from the wood putty.
    CLEAN UP YOUR MESSY ENTRYWAY WITH A DIY SHOE RACKJOSE MENDOZAJANUARY 14, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Parks and Recreation gave us Nick Offerman’s Ron Swanson, a rugged libertarian who holds zero problematic views and is putty in the hands of strong women.
    TED LASSO AND TV'S STRANGE QUEST TO BUILD THE PERFECT MANJUDY BERMANJULY 19, 2021TIME
    There was no vivacity in his putty-coloured features, but there were promptitude and decision in every abrupt gesture.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    Putty-colored or "acholic" stools occur when bile is deficient, either from obstruction to outflow or from deficient secretion.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    White lime putty is next filled into the groove, being pressed on with a jointing tool, leaving a white joint ⅛ to in.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    Gauged work has very thin joints, as shown at H, formed by dipping the side of the brick in white lime putty.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    Gauged brickwork is set in lime putty instead of common mortar; the finished joints should not be more than 1/32 in.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    One of the things which make a yachtsman ask if life is worth living is to run hard on the putty.
    YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO PUTTY

    • adhesive
    • binder
    • birdlime
    • bond
    • concrete
    • epoxy
    • glue
    • grout
    • gum
    • gunk
    • lime
    • lute
    • mortar
    • mucilage
    • mud
    • paste
    • plaster
    • putty
    • rubber cement
    • sand
    • sealant
    • size
    • solder
    • stickum
    • tar
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.