What is another word for croupe?

216 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kɹˈuːp], [ kɹˈuːp], [ k_ɹ_ˈuː_p]

Croupe is a word that is most commonly used to refer to the back and hindquarters of a horse. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in place of this word. One of these is the word "rump," which is often used to refer to the rear end of an animal. Another synonym is "hindquarters," which specifically refers to the area behind the animal's back legs. "Buttocks" is also a synonym that can be used to describe this area of an animal's body. Other synonyms for croupe include "haunches," "quarters," and "rear end." All of these words can be used interchangeably to describe the back end of a horse or other animal.

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What are the hypernyms for Croupe?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for croupe (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Croupe?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for croupe (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Croupe?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Croupe

For example, the "Mazeppa" symphony, based on Victor Hugo's poem, gets its significance, not in view of its description of Mazeppa's peril and rescue, but because this famous ride becomes the symbol of man: "Lie vivant sur la croupe fatale, Genie, ardent Coursier."
"Great Violinists And Pianists"
George T. Ferris
I luckily was able to get hold of a Mexican boy, and rode across the creek en croupe.
"Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863"
Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
But I do take issue with him where he says: So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung!
"A Plea for Old Cap Collier"
Irvin S. Cobb

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