Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / tresses
FEEDBACK

tresses

See definition of tresses on Dictionary.com

synonyms for tresses

  • mane
  • shock
  • tangle
  • thatch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
QUIZ
Deck The Halls With This Christmas Traditions Quiz
START THE QUIZ

How to use tresses in a sentence

The string is black and glossy as the tresses that fall in tangled skeins on the shoulders of the dreamy beauties of Tuscany.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Their faces, in the twilight, were dim and transparent; their tresses shone like the will-o'-the-wisp.
THE STORY OF THE DUCHESS OF CICOGNE AND OF MONSIEUR DE BOULINGRINANATOLE FRANCE
She was right, too, in thinking that these main bands resembled rippling—almost curling—tresses of hair.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
She unwound the turban, her hair fell in soft brown tresses all over her shoulders.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
A gold fillet, set with another matchless diamond, confined her hair, which fell loosely in wavy tresses round her shoulders.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Barnacles had fastened upon the hull, and long tresses of green, dank seaweed hung trailing from the iron paddle-wheels.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Then arose that dreadful wail of despair, that beating of breasts, and tearing of tresses.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Two paces from me lay stretched out motionless a young woman in a white gown, with thick disordered tresses, with bare shoulders.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
Haply her truant tresses mock Some coronal of shapelier block, To wit, the bounding billy-cock.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
You don't suppose a girl that Billy would fall in love with would wear tresses that were stolen?
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TRESSES

  • mane
  • shock
  • tangle
  • thatch
  • tresses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.