What is another word for bunion?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌnɪən] (IPA)

Bunions, which are a painful foot condition, are also referred to by various other names. They are commonly known as hallux valgus, which translates to a "turned-out big toe." Other synonyms include bunionette or tailor's bunion, which refers to a smaller bunion that appears at the base of the little toe. Some people may also use the term metatarsal bursitis to describe the inflammation that often accompanies a bunion. Other less common synonyms for bunions may include big toe bump or foot deformity. Whatever term is used, bunions can be quite painful and can interfere with daily activities, leading many individuals to seek treatment to alleviate the discomfort.

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What are the hypernyms for Bunion?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Foot Deformity, medical condition, foot condition, foot disorder, medical disorder.

What are the hyponyms for Bunion?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for bunion?

Bunion, a common foot deformity characterized by a bony bump on the joint at the base of the big toe, has no direct antonyms. However, words that could be considered as opposites or unrelated to bunions include healthy, normal, pain-free, and strong. A healthy foot has no deformities like bunions that may cause discomfort or pain. A normal foot is also free from any irregularities or deformities. Pain-free refers to the absence of pain or discomfort in the foot, which is often caused by bunions. Strong implies that the foot can perform its functions well, such as supporting body weight and movement, without being hindered by bunions or any other foot conditions.

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Usage examples for Bunion

If one heard of a riotously impossible exploit, and it was not attributed to that mythical hero of the northwest, Paul bunion, one knew at once that it must be one of the adventures of Arizona Pete.
"Among the Canadian Alps"
Lawrence J. Burpee
You know-slit coat pockets, a high turn-up to his trousers, bunion-toed shoes, and a necktie that must have been designed by a wall-paper artist who'd been shell-shocked.
"Torchy and Vee"
Sewell Ford
It was unbearable, especially the last time when a heel was set squarely upon Freckles' latest bunion.
"Flamsted quarries"
Mary E. Waller

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