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synonyms for stilt

See also synonyms for: stilted / stilting / stilts
  • angular
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • rangy
  • scrawny
  • slender
  • spindly
  • attenuated
  • beanpole
  • beanstalk
  • bony
  • broomstick
  • gangling
  • lean
  • meager
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • spare
  • spindling
  • stringy
  • twiggy
  • weedy
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How to use stilt in a sentence

Dorris in turn threatened to raise it on stilts and move the flags to 100-foot flagpoles—a plan that turned out to be unnecessary because the state refused to add vegetation.
THE HIDEOUS PEOPLE BEHIND A ‘HEINOUSLY UGLY’ CONFEDERATE STATUEMARK POTOKDECEMBER 19, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The cheery blue puffs suspended atop ladderlike stilts suggested heaven was attainable.
THE HUDSON VALLEY’S OUTDOOR ART PARKS MAKE FOR AN ALLURING PANDEMIC DESTINATIONNEVIN MARTELLAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A Y Combinator alum, Stilt was founded five years ago by Rohit Mittal and Priyank Singh.
STILT, A FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDER FOR IMMIGRANTS, RAISES $100 MILLION DEBT FACILITY FROM SILICON VALLEY BANKCATHERINE SHUJANUARY 27, 2021TECHCRUNCH
With the utmost caution he came over the high sedges on his stilt-like legs to the brink of the creek and posed.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
These birds are of the plover family, and might with propriety be called the stilt plovers.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
The stilt breeds as far north as eastern Oregon, but is little seen north of southern California in the winter.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
You notice that, unlike those stilt-walkers, the herons, the flamingoes have webbed feet.
THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
But he said he would do his best to run out the remainder on a stilt.
MARY TUDOR, QUEEN OF FRANCEMARY CROOM BROWN
Across these sticks, from stilt to stilt, at each end, bind a five-inch-length stick (Fig. 58).
MOTHER NATURE'S TOY-SHOPLINA BEARD
In firing, the pottery is sometimes placed on a stilt but this is not absolutely necessary.
THE POTTER'S CRAFTCHARLES F. BINNS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STILT

  • erect
  • fetch up
  • heighten
  • hike up
  • hoist
  • jack up
  • levitate
  • poise
  • pump
  • put up
  • pyramid
  • raise
  • ramp
  • rear
  • shoot up
  • stilt
  • take up
  • tilt
  • uphold
  • uplift
  • upraise
  • angular
  • attenuated
  • beanpole
  • beanstalk
  • bony
  • broomstick
  • gangling
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • lean
  • meager
  • rangy
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • slender
  • spare
  • spindling
  • spindly
  • stilt
  • stringy
  • twiggy
  • weedy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.