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See definition of trowel on Dictionary.com
  • as inscoop
  • as inshovel
  • as indelve
  • as inshovel

synonyms for trowel

  • utensil
  • bail
  • dipper
  • ladle
  • shovel
  • spade
  • spoon
See also synonyms for: troweled / troweling
  • scoop
  • burrow
  • inquire
  • dig
  • dredge
  • examine
  • excavate
  • explore
  • investigate
  • probe
  • prospect
  • ransack
  • research
  • rummage
  • search
  • seek
  • shovel
  • sift
  • spade
  • unearth
  • ferret out
  • go into
  • gouge out
  • jump into
  • leave no stone unturned
  • look into
  • really get into
  • scoop out
  • turn inside out
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How to use trowel in a sentence

Having a sturdy trowel can be a huge help with that last one.
THE BEST TROWELS FOR YOUR ON THE GO NEEDSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
You want to find a trowel that is lightweight, portable, and can handle any terrain without damage.
THE BEST TROWELS FOR YOUR ON THE GO NEEDSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
I got a trowel, and we planted the withered trilliums in partial shade between the maples and the pines, and gave them water.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
He found the trowel under the fence, as Gardener Jim had prophesied, and he worked all day, with a brief nooning at home.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Sophy disappeared into the house, and came out again, hurriedly, with a trowel in her hand.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Trowel and spade and tomahawk went furiously to work, and soon cleared away the gravel from a surface of three or four feet.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
The cement can be forced into place with the hands and then surfaced with a trowel.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
A couple of spades, a trowel and a calabash were their only tools, but our adventurer was a knowing man, and "knowledge is power."
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 15, NO. 87, MARCH, 1875VARIOUS
One day, seizing a trowel from some tools on the porch, she rushed into the garden and began digging in the flower beds.
MOLLY BROWN'S SOPHOMORE DAYSNELL SPEED
The sand proper is shown by the position of the object—the measuring rule and trowel.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TROWEL

  • burrow
  • dig
  • dredge
  • examine
  • excavate
  • explore
  • ferret out
  • go into
  • gouge out
  • inquire
  • investigate
  • jump into
  • leave no stone unturned
  • look into
  • probe
  • prospect
  • ransack
  • really get into
  • research
  • rummage
  • scoop out
  • search
  • seek
  • shovel
  • sift
  • spade
  • trowel
  • turn inside out
  • unearth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.