What is another word for clogs?

Pronunciation: [klˈɒɡz] (IPA)

When looking for synonyms for the word "clogs," one might consider words such as "obstructs," "blocks," or "hinders." Alternatively, phrases such as "puts a wrench in," "thwarts," or "impedes progress" could be used. Other potential synonyms might include "logjams," "gridlocks," or "bottlenecks." Each of these words and phrases speak to the idea of something causing a slowdown or halt in progress, just as clogs in a drain or pipe prevent water from flowing freely. By using different synonyms, writers can add variety and nuance to their writing while still clearly conveying the intended meaning.

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Usage examples for Clogs

Down-country, it is quite pleasant to be thirsty, for it makes a drink taste so nice; but desert thirst-or "perishing", as it is called-is caused by the drying up of the moisture of the body till the organs inside actually cease to work, and the blood clogs in the arteries because it is not liquid enough.
"In the Musgrave Ranges"
Jim Bushman
Nobody but Clown could make such a squeaking voice and wear such clogs as are worn by cheap actors.
"Botchan (Master Darling)"
Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri
When a Japanese walks out, he slips his feet into high wooden clogs, and when he comes home he kicks off the clogs at the door, and enters his home in tabi alone.
"Peeps at Many Lands: Japan"
John Finnemore

Famous quotes with Clogs

  • Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be.
    John Dryden
  • Fear clogs; faith liberates.
    Elbert Hubbard
  • Bad news goes about in clogs, Good news in stockinged feet.
    Welsh Proverb
  • Nor yet exempt, though ruling them like slaves, From chance, and death, and mutability, The clogs of that which else might oversoar The loftiest star of unascended heaven, Pinnacled dim in the intense inane.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley

Related words: clog, clogs, slipper

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