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  • nounstupid person
  • verbsqueeze out; weaken

synonyms for saps

  • chump
  • dolt
  • dupe
  • fool
  • idiot
  • jerk
  • nitwit
  • patsy
  • pigeon
  • simpleton
  • sucker
  • weakling
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How to use saps in a sentence

The fall cheeses are beginning to ripen, and the wine saps are so heavy that Edwin has proudly propped up the bending boughs.
MOLLY BROWN'S ORCHARD HOMENELL SPEED
Do you know, Edwin, I believe you will realize enough off your wine saps and pippins to pay for all your furniture!
MOLLY BROWN'S ORCHARD HOMENELL SPEED
The English line goes up the big green hill, in trenches and saps of reddish clay, to the plateau or tableland at the top.
THE OLD FRONT LINEJOHN MASEFIELD
By means of saps running into High Wood from the trench dug along its southern and western edge, a footing was held in the wood.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
The bombardment had wrecked it, and saps had been run up to within a short distance of "Little Willie."
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
Both sides had pushed forward saps as far as possible through this difficult ground both for observation and sniping purposes.
THE SEVENTH MANCHESTERSS. J. WILSON
He does not add a new wing to the building, he saps its foundation.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
They are working in a spirit which saps their manhood and injures their self-respect as members of the community.
MANPOWERLINCOLN CLARKE ANDREWS
Saps were running with water; the soft, clayey mud clung in clods to the men's boots.
AUSTRALIA IN ARMSPHILLIP F.E. SCHULER
They had often met him in the saps at Anzac, and his tall, commanding figure was well known by all on the beach.
AUSTRALIA IN ARMSPHILLIP F.E. SCHULER
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