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synonyms for tarrier

  • dawdler
  • dilly-dallier
  • idler
  • lag
  • lagger
  • lingerer
  • loafer
  • loiterer
  • lounger
  • poke
  • procrastinator
  • slow starter
  • slowpoke
  • straggler
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How to use tarrier in a sentence

He is like a seckund rate bull tarrier, alwus a fiteing, and alwus gitting licked.
JOSH BILLINGS, HIZ SAYINGSHENRY WHEELER SHAW
Yu may argy a bull Tarrier out ov a bone, but yu kant argy a woman out ov her will.
JOSH BILLINGS, HIZ SAYINGSHENRY WHEELER SHAW
If had bin ony other dog—greyhound, bull, tarrier, or even a young sheep-dog—d'yo' think he'd ha' stopped wi' the one?
BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
Jud Bates and "th' best tarrier i' Riggan" were among the most faithful attendants.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He heerd th' noise, an' woke up an' set his bull tarrier Lydia Pinkham on her.
MR. DOOLEY: IN THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMENFINLEY PETER DUNNE
Tarrier, tar′i-ėr, n. old form of terrier: (slang) a rough fellow, a tough.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
I wudn't hurt a fly, let alone an illigant tarrier like that.
SPORTING SOCIETY, VOL. I (OF 2)VARIOUS
"You'll surely remember th' little Yarkshire tarrier as strayed into th' village in the summer o' '14," said William.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 158, JUNE 16, 1920VARIOUS
There was some friction when George first coom on leave an' Mr. Gedge let 'im have th' tarrier for a day's ratting.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 158, JUNE 16, 1920VARIOUS
They are black alder, and have the same kind ov a taper that a rat tarrier's tale duz.
JOSH BILLINGS ON ICEHENRY WHEELER SHAW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TARRIER

  • dawdler
  • dilly-dallier
  • idler
  • lag
  • lingerer
  • loafer
  • loiterer
  • lounger
  • poke
  • procrastinator
  • slow starter
  • slowpoke
  • straggler
  • tarrier
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.