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synonyms for sundowner

  • enforcer
  • authoritarian
  • bully
  • despot
  • master
  • sergeant
  • stickler
  • teacher
  • trainer
  • tyrant
  • drill sergeant
  • formalist
  • strict teacher
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How to use sundowner in a sentence

The news of his return spread quickly and several officials dropped in for a "sundowner."
THE WITCH DOCTOR AND OTHER RHODESIAN STUDIESFRANK WORTHINGTON
He longed each night for the usual "sundowner," but had determined not to open his one remaining bottle, in case of accident.
THE WITCH DOCTOR AND OTHER RHODESIAN STUDIESFRANK WORTHINGTON
Sundowner: (Historical) A swagman who arrives at a place too late for work, but looking for food and/or shelter.
SALTBUSH BILL, J.P., AND OTHER VERSESA. B. PATERSON
It was no sundowner, not even a man from Boonara, out on the jag, who had wandered in a half-frenzied condition so many miles.
THE SWEEP WINNERNAT GOULD
An old sundowner, chancing to pass along the road, stopped in the hopes of a yarn.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
Also it's safe to draw a sundowner sitting listlessly on a bench on the veranda, reading the Bulletin.
WHILE THE BILLY BOILSHENRY LAWSON
Occasionally a bushman in the horrors, or a villainous-looking sundowner, comes and nearly scares the life out of her.
WHILE THE BILLY BOILSHENRY LAWSON
Once a man becomes a "sundowner" he is useless for any honest employment.
AUSTRALIAN PICTURESHOWARD WILLOUGHBY
The cocktail, the universal "sherry and bitters" and "sundowner" will have to be retained.
SKETCHES OF THE EAST AFRICA CAMPAIGNROBERT VALENTINE DOLBEY
Oh yes, there might be an odd sundowner camp aboard of her once in a month o' Sundays; but I doubt it.
THE RECORD OF NICHOLAS FREYDONA. J. (ALEC JOHN) DAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUNDOWNER

  • authoritarian
  • bully
  • despot
  • drill sergeant
  • enforcer
  • formalist
  • master
  • sergeant
  • stickler
  • strict teacher
  • sundowner
  • teacher
  • trainer
  • tyrant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.