Thesaurus / whittle

USE whittle IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Let me whittle the bark off the sapling, so it will not hurt your hands.
Mrs. Whittle cautiously wiped the dust from her hard red cheeks.
AN ALABASTER BOXMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN AND FLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
Dalton springs, Denham springs, and the well-known Whittle springs are in the neighbourhood, and one hamlet is named Manysprings.
That was a proficiency that tempted me; and I practised to acquire it, as men learn to whittle, in a wager with myself.
MEMORIES AND PORTRAITSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
And no other than Lydia was to furnish Mrs. Whittle's empty parlor.
AN ALABASTER BOXMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN AND FLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
When they cut with a Knife, the Edge is towards them, whereas we always cut and whittle from us.
After supper Rabbit began to whittle a stick, shaving it down to a paddle.
Mr. Whittle ended his career in a public-house, of which he became proprietor after marrying the widow who kept it.
The end is not yet; soon we shall have engines that will whittle granite, as a gang of saws cleaves logs into broad smooth boards.
Wal, Capm, fust thing is to fish up a bit 'f driftwood 'n' whittle out 'nother paddle.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST

WORDS RELATED TO WHITTLE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.