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synonyms for tied to apron strings

  • defenseless
  • poor
  • reliant
  • vulnerable
  • inferior
  • minor
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • abased
  • clinging
  • counting on
  • debased
  • humbled
  • immature
  • indigent
  • lesser
  • relying on
  • under
  • under thumb
  • unsustaining

antonyms for tied to apron strings

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  • strong
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • important
  • major
  • superior
  • free
  • independent
  • mature
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How to use tied to apron strings in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Sarah was standing on the porch again wiping her hands on her apron, looking away toward the fields.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TIED TO APRON STRINGS

  • abased
  • clinging
  • counting on
  • debased
  • defenseless
  • humbled
  • immature
  • indigent
  • inferior
  • lesser
  • minor
  • poor
  • reliant
  • relying on
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • tied to apron strings
  • under
  • under thumb
  • unsustaining
  • vulnerable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.