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synonyms for stilt

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

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  • chubby
  • fat
  • plump
  • thick
  • squat
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            How to use stilt in a sentence

            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
            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
            The youth did not hear the regular beat of hoofs as Williams loped up, until the colt, stilt-legged, emitted a weak nicker.
            OVERLAND REDHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
            A third stilt forms a seat, and makes of his silhouette a ludicrous and majestic tripod.
            A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
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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
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