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See definition of whitecap on Dictionary.com
  • as inripple
  • as inwave

synonyms for whitecap

  • billow
  • breaker
  • crest
  • curl
  • fold
  • furrow
  • line
  • rippling
  • rush
  • surge
  • swell
  • tide
  • undulation
  • crest
  • flood
  • influx
  • movement
  • outbreak
  • rash
  • rush
  • sign
  • stream
  • surge
  • swell
  • tide
  • upsurge
  • bending
  • billow
  • breaker
  • coil
  • comber
  • convolution
  • corkscrew
  • crush
  • curl
  • curlicue
  • drift
  • foam
  • gush
  • heave
  • loop
  • ridge
  • ripple
  • rippling
  • rocking
  • roll
  • roller
  • scroll
  • signal
  • sweep
  • tendency
  • tube
  • twirl
  • twist
  • undulation
  • unevenness
  • uprising
  • winding
  • ground swell
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How to use whitecap in a sentence

A strong wind created whitecaps, while waves breaking against rocks occasionally sprayed us.
A CYCLING TRAIL THROUGH POLAND AND GERMANY — AND SOVIET-ERA HISTORYDIANE DANIELOCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bluebird summer mornings can morph into afternoon thunderstorms, and a calm lake can quickly develop whitecaps during the spring, summer, and fall months.
THE ULTIMATE GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDEDINA MISHEVAPRIL 7, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
But the shore was protected by a double line of reefs, so close in that the channel between did not show a whitecap.
INTO THE PRIMITIVEROBERT AMES BENNET
In a wave without a whitecap the water returns to practically the original point after completing a circle beneath the surface.
CLIMATIC CHANGESELLSWORTH HUNTINGTON
A big whitecap broke just beyond, washing over the barge and leaving the Alma half swamped.
THE FAITH OF MENJACK LONDON
It was a calm, clear day without even a single whitecap to mar the blue perfection of the sea.
THE PIRATES OF SHANHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
And d'ye think I didn't see Mr. Whitecap going down, afore ye thought o' a row yerself?
GWEN WYNNMAYNE REID
He is a yard above the surface when a big whitecap jumps up at him and frightens him.
WOOD FOLK AT SCHOOLWILLIAM J. LONG
He is too near the water now; the glare and the dancing waves bother him; he loses his gleam of silver in the flash of a whitecap.
WOOD FOLK AT SCHOOLWILLIAM J. LONG
A whitecap foamed above it and broke across in a snow-white smother.
THE SEA-WOLFJACK LONDON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHITECAP

  • billow
  • breaker
  • crest
  • curl
  • fold
  • furrow
  • line
  • rippling
  • rush
  • surge
  • swell
  • tide
  • undulation
  • whitecap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.